Scratching the Surface: Listening to Jupiter

Feb 23, 2018

Welcome to Scratching the Surface with Caitlin Ahrens, the Pluto Manager at the University of Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Science. 

Credit NASA

Some planets just want to be heard. The large magnetic fields and radiated plasma from Jupiter's storms create some of the loudest noises in our solar system. In this episode Caitlin explains how we are able to decipher the sounds of Space. 

Listen to some of Jupiter's spooky sounds in this playlist compiled by NASA. 

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