Monthly Archives: October 2018

update: activities and tactile model production

In this project our goal is to create and distribute educational kits composed of tactile 3D maps of galaxies accompanied by a manual and multimedia material to educators working with BVI students that want to introduce Astronomy concepts in their classrooms, or to astronomers and/or science outreach coordinators that want to do more inclusive Astronomy […]

update: Tactile model of Venus

The project “A Touch of Venus” has tested a prototype of the Venus globe at several venues, like the CAP Meeting n Fukuoka and the IAU’s Exhibition “Inspiring Stars” in Vienna. After receiving some feedback, we improved the model to a final version that is being printed. So far 5 out of the 20 Venus […]

update: Pulsar and Blazar musicalizations

Latest on SYSTEM Sounds website BLACK WIDOW PULSAR Listen to the sound of the Black Widow Pulsar as it destroys its mate! The pulsar’s 622Hz period produces an Eb note and the flickers are caused by the radio beam passing through the brown dwarf’s tail which acts like a magnifying glass. All sounds in these […]