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Sounds of Space at Cambridge Festival of Ideas Outreach

Sounds of Space at Cambridge Festival of Ideas

Published: 5 November 2019

‘Sounds of space’ combines plasma wave science with music, dance, film and gaming to develop innovative outreach. We report on our latest performance which included experimental and interactive dance followed by a quiet and reflective audio/visual experience.

Dancing to the Sounds of Space Outreach

Dancing to the Sounds of Space

Published: 26 March 2019

Whistlers and chorus are plasma waves in the upper atmosphere; Nigel P Meredith describes how converting them to sounds opens the doors to a wide range of outreach activities with artists and gamers.

A DIY radio telescope Outreach

A DIY radio telescope

Published: 1 October 2018

If you want to do radio astronomy, then build yourself a radio telescope. That's what a group of students at the University of Exeter thought, and now they are ready to peer into the galactic centre.

Juno at Jupiter Outreach

Juno at Jupiter

Published: 30 January 2018

NASA's Juno mission has released some wonderful videos showing the approach to the giant planet using timelapse images, and the spectacular atmospheric circulation captured by JunoCam

Wave at Kepler Outreach

Wave at Kepler

Published: 27 November 2017

NASA's hugely successful Kepler missing is getting close to the end of its life – but it's going to turn and look at Earth on 10 December and you could wave goodbye.

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