What are we listening to this summer?
Brian May was awarded the 2019 Athelstan Spilhaus Award at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 11 December 2019 in San Francisco, Calif. The award is given “for the enhancement of the public engagement with Earth and space sciences through devoting portions of their career conveying to the general public the excitement, significance, and beauty of Earth and space science.”
Sonification hints at how some Kepler planets may have been configured in the late stages of their development.
Musical numbers include an Italian fault and a tour of an African greenstone belt.
The group’s rocking new album, The Fossil Record, includes a genre-bending set of songs that helps make science foot-tapping fun.
A whimsical backstory identifies the musicians as aliens from the planet Crouton sent to Earth to transmit scientific information back home in song.
Western composers evoke nature's fury with orchestral music that imitates the sounds of weather. Indian composers depict the monsoon rains in more abstract terms with the classical raga system.
A student at the University of Minnesota communicates climate change science in an innovative way.