Sunday, October 19, 2008

Music of the spheres?

In the words of Sarah Palin..."You bethcha"...she can hear the sounds of Uranus from her front porch.


What do Brian May (the Queen’s lead guitarist), William Herschel and the Jupiter Symphony have in common? And a white dwarf, a piano and Lagartija Nick? At first glance, there is no connection between them, nor between Music and Astronomy. However, there aremany revealing examples of musical Astronomy and astronomical Music. This four-page proceeding describes the sonorous poster that we showed during the VIII Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society.

Jos´e A. Caballero offers this paper...

Music and Astronomy

Brian May...Ph. D. in astrophysics

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