There are things we can hear that we cannot see. Every day things like the seconds ticking away on a clock down the hall or the sound a kettle makes as the water inside rises in temperature. There are profound things like the merger of two massive black holes or the speed of a wildfire burning 5000 acres of land per hour. There is the wonder you experience when you hear the rise and fall of a city skyline composed on a piano.
In this episode, we will explore these sounds and provide unique insights into a world of information made possible by turning data into sound, otherwise known as sonification.
We chat with Jon Bellona, a pioneer in the field of sonification and a Ph.D. faculty member at the University of Oregon, and David Owen, a writer for the New Yorker and Author of the book Volume Control.
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