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The comet sings

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Rosetta’s Plasma Consortium (RPC) has uncovered a mysterious ‘song’ that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is singing into space. The comet seems to be emitting a ‘song’ in the form of oscillations in the magnetic field in the comet’s environment. It is being sung at 40-50 millihertz, far below human hearing. To make the music audible to the human ear, the frequencies have been increased in this recording: https://soundcloud.com/esaops/a-singing-comet

 

https://soundcloud.com/esaops/a-singing-comet

 

Its pretty cool actually, I am sure someone could mix it into a tune somehow  :smiley:

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My dog pricked her ears up when I played that.

Perhaps it contains a subliminal message?

Perhaps this isn't a comet after all?

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They haven't realised yet it's a spinning huge black cylinder with debris attached to the outside.................

Chris

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They haven't realised yet it's a spinning huge black cylinder with debris attached to the outside.................

Chris

Very expensive debris [emoji3]

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If there is sound, does that mean there is some kind of atmosphere surrounding the comet?

Or can sound travel on the melted particles in tail or something? Very cool, whatever it is.

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Just realized that the original audio is actually fluctuations in the magnetic field. They bumped the frequency up to make it audible to human hearing.

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