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Sounds of Comets

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Thursday, November 13, 2014/Categories: natural history

One of the first science results from the Rosetta space probe instruments is a recording of the sound made by the comet it is orbiting.  Rosetta recorded the comet's magnetic oscillations as expressed as sound waves. Again, the results show that science is almost stranger than fiction as the comet sounds exactly like the alien creature from the SciFi thriller Predator. It's just as scary:



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