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Inspired by the discovery of the remarkable TRAPPIST-1 planetary system, an astrophysicist, a musician, and an astrophysicist/musician decided to explore what happens when the rhythms and harmonies of astronomical systems are translated into music so they can be heard by human ears. The result is SYSTEM Sounds, a collection of …

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HANDS IN THE STARS: Encyclopedic dictionary of astronomy

HANDS IN THE STARS Encyclopediac Dictionary of Astronomy for Sign Language – English, French, Spanish Sign language is now officially practised in almost every country, but diverse heritages and different cultures independently developed specific signs to designate common objects or identical situations. A Universal Sign Language is gradually being developed, …

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Overview of the project

Project leader: Dominique Proust, dominique.proust@obspm.fr Project location: Global Project description: This project proposes the dissemination of a unique language for the deaf worldwide, associated with astronomical terms. While celestial objects are varied and the project can be expanded easily, the proposal will give special attention to the basic terms linked …

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