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Samples of Don Gurnett's favorite sounds of space


These are some of Professor Don Gurnett's favorite sounds of space, recorded by University of Iowa instruments on a variety of spacecraft over the past 50 years.

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Description Audio Spectrogram Video
Earth whistlers click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Earth multi-hop whistlers click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Earth proton whistlers click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Earth chorus click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Earth auroral kilometric radiation click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Jupiter whistlers click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Jupiter chorus click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Jupiter electron cyclotron emissions click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Jupiter bow shock crossing click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Jupiter upstream ion acoustic waves click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Earth nose whistler in stereo click for audio click for spectrogram click for video
Earth AKR in stereo click for audio click for spectrogram click for video


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