A few years ago, Elizabeth Stinson wrote for Wired about SolarBeat, an interactive data website that “uses the real orbital frequencies of the major bodies of our solar system, and uses them to generate an endless melody as each planet plays a note with each orbit,” the website says. Users can make adjustments to the sounds in a few different ways, and it’s pretty cool. It even has the visualization sort of resemble a turntable.
We’ve got a fistful of other examples of this sort of thing in a post called “Music makers using scientific data.”
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