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LISTEN: NASA releases playlist from outer space

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If you're looking for some creepy tunes or sounds, look no further than space. Though, I guess you can't really look further than space, right? 

And surprisingly, space doesn't sound like Pink Floyd (though it should). 

Anyway, NASA released a playlist on SoundCloud of "elusive 'sounds' of howling planets and whistling helium that is sure to make your skin crawl." 

The sounds come from spacecraft currently roaming the cosmos. Most are taking pictures, but some have instruments capable of capturing radio emissions. Scientists then convert those radio emissions to sound waves and the results are... interesting. And Eerie. 

Juno Captures the 'Roar' of Jupiter: NASA's Juno spacecraft has crossed the boundary of Jupiter's immense magnetic field. Juno's Waves instrument recorded the encounter with the bow shock over the course of about two hours on June 24, 2016.

Plasma Waves: Plasma waves, like the roaring ocean surf, create a rhythmic cacophony that — with the EMFISIS instrument aboard NASA’s Van Allen Probes — we can hear across space.

Saturn's Radio Emissions: Saturn is a source of intense radio emissions, which were monitored by the Cassini spacecraft. The radio waves are closely related to the auroras near the poles of the planet. These auroras are similar to Earth's northern and southern lights. More of Saturn's eerie-sounding radio emissions.

Sounds of Jupiter: Scientists sometimes translate radio signals into sound to better understand the signals. This approach is called "data sonification". On June 27, 1996, the Galileo spacecraft made the first flyby of Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, and this audio track represents data from Galileo's Plasma Wave Experiment instrument.

Sounds of a Comet Encounter: During its Feb. 14, 2011, flyby of comet Tempel 1, an instrument on the protective shield on NASA's Stardust spacecraft was pelted by dust particles and small rocks, as can be heard in this audio track.

Check out the entire playlist HERE

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