• October 20, 2021
 Podcast – Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: Strange sounds from Space

Photo courtesy NASA/JPL

Podcast – Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: Strange sounds from Space

In space, no one can hear you scream.

While this is true, it doesn’t mean space is completely devoid of sound. Audio waves require a medium such as air in order to be heard.

However radio, and other, transmissions are still traveling the reaches of space, waiting to be recorded and played for whomever may be listening.

What I have for you today are some of the most notorious, and perhaps even unique recordings of sounds from space. I recommend listening with earbuds or a headset of some type for best quality.

However, if you choose to listen on the speakers of your laptop or other device, and you have animals around (like cats or dogs), some of the sounds can cause strange reactions in them.

If you’re interested in hearing the audio from the original source from which I got them, the links are provided below:

WOW Signal
Comet 67P
Earthly Chorus
Female Cosmonaut


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Amy Cooley

A native El Pasoan, Amy Cooley attended Parkland High School before beginning her studies in physics at EPCC. With her love of dark skies increasing, she transferred to New Mexico Tech University where she earned her degree in Astronomy. Moving back to El Paso in 2008, she now wants to share her love of the cosmos with the city she calls home.

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