Monthly Archives: June 2019

Giant Leaps – Apollo Program Data Sonification (NASA)

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, SYSTEM Sounds worked with NASA to convey the history of the Apollo mission’s influence through sound. In this piece, the note pitches indicate the amount of scientific activity associated with Apollo and with NASA’s subsequent missions to explore the moon. Higher pitches indicate greater numbers […]

First 4000 Exoplanets – Animation and Sonification (360° Video)

Latest visualisation from the SYSTEM Sounds project. On June 13, 2019, the number of known exoplanets passed 4000 according to the NASA Exoplanet Archive! To celebrate, we have animated their discoveries in time and converted them into music. A circle appears at the position of each exoplanet as it is discovered with a colour that […]

update: first telescopes installed

GHE selected 30 women from over 15 remote villages of Ladakh for commencing this project. All of them underwent an intensive training in Leh on the basics of astronomy and using telescopes and how they can leverage one of their most valuable assets (clear night skies) as a tool for creating new revenue streams for […]

Video and website

Amanar project website Video: Amanar is a project organised by GalileoMobile, in collaboration with the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the Canary Association of Friendship with the Sahrawi People (ACAPS), to inspire children and teachers from the Sahrawi refugee camps near Tindouf, Algeria, and the Canary Islands, Spain, using Astronomy. ​Its aim is to promote quality science education […]