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    Posted on Nov 22, 2014

    This Song Made Of Actual Noises From A Comet Is Guaranteed To Blow Your Mind

    Andrew Huang's remix of "Across the Universe" uses the sounds of the "Singing Comet" as recorded by the European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe.

    Canadian musician Andrew Huang has recorded an incredible cover of The Beatles' "Across the Universe" using sounds from the ESA's audio recordings from its recent comet-landing mission.

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    The remix is entirely composed of the Rosetta space probe's recordings of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, and his own voice.

    Andrew Huang / / Via

    (Click the speaker icon to hear the crazy space sounds.)

    Rosetta's Plasma Consortium (RPC) has uncovered a mysterious 'song' that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is singing into space. The comet seems to be emitting a 'song' in the form of oscillations in the magnetic field in the comet's environment. It is being sung at 40-50 millihertz, far below human hearing, which typically picks up sound between 20 Hz and 20 kHz. To make the music audible to the human ear, the frequencies have been increased in this recording.

    The ESA's original recording of the "Singing Comet" can be heard here:

    Huang will be releasing an entire album of songs using comet sounds next week, which you can find here.

    Andrew Huang / / Via

    Thanks for blowing our minds into a thousand shimmering splintereens, science.

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