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Ever wonder what the Cosmic Reef ‘sounds’ like? NASA’s video has the answer

One person said, "Sounds like a car is drifting".




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, Oct. 20 — Earlier this month, ’s Hubble Telescope shared a video that helped netizens experience and galaxies through senses other than just sight. Carrying on with this tradition, the agency has posted another recording that presents ‘sounds’ of . This time around, the clip showcases what the Cosmic Reef ‘sounds’ like?

This video was shared on on October 20. The caption posted alongside the clip explains what depicts. reads, “What does the Cosmic Reef ‘sound’ like? This data sonification offers a new way to experience Hubble’s 30th image of two nebulae neighbors located 163,000 light-years away”.

The text goes on to explain that the red in the image indicates the presence of hydrogen and nitrogen, whereas the blue indicates . “In this sonification, blue is assigned higher pitches and red lower pitches. There’s no sound in , but sonifications let conceptualize the information in images with our ears,” states the caption further.

Check out this cool sonification:

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Since being shared on the photo and video sharing platform, this post has captured netizens’ attention, and rightfully so. The share has amassed over four lakh views and many appreciative comments.

Here is what users had to say about the share. One person said, “Sounds like a car is drifting”.

Another individual wrote, “That’s TARDIS,” referring to the fictional time machine and spacecraft from the British sci-fi series Doctor . “I can’t even stand how cool I think this is,” read one comment under the share.

What are your thoughts on this post?

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