Category: Astronomical Sonification

  • Sonification and Sound Design for Astronomy Research, Education and Public Engagement

    A. Zanella1,?, C.M. Harrison2,†, S. Lenzi3J. Cooke4,5, P. Damsma6, S.W. Fleming7  1INAF, Padova, Italy. 2Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. 3Center for Design, CAMD, Northeastern University, Boston, USA. 4Centre for Astrophysics & Supercomputing, Swinburne University of Technology, 5ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), Victoria, Australia. 6Sonokids Australia, Robina, Queensland, Australia. 7Space Telescope Science Institute,…

  • Accessibility in Astronomy for the Visually Impaired

    Jake Noel-Storr1,? and Michelle Willebrands2  1Faculty of Science and Engineering and Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands. 2Leiden Observatory, Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands.  Email: ?j.noel-storr@rug.nl We spoke with four researchers to understand the accessibility challenges in astronomy research, education and outreach for blind and visually impaired (BVI) persons, as well as…

  • Audible Universe

    Chris Harrison1,?, Anita Zanella2,†, Nic Bonne3, Kate Meredith4and Nicolas Misdariis5 1Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. 2INAF, Padova, Italy. 3Portsmouth University, Portsmouth, UK. 4GLAS Education, Wisconsin, USA. 5STMS Ircam-CNRS-SU, Paris, France.    Email: ?christopher.harrison@newcastle.ac.uk,†anita.zanella@inaf.it    A multidisciplinary team recently came together online to discuss the application of sonification in astronomy, focusing on the effective use of sound…

  • Sound People Speak to Star People–A sound experts’ perspective on astronomy sonification projects

    « Sound people speak to Star people – A sound experts’ perspective on astronomy  sonification projects »   N. Misdariis(a), E. Özcan(b), M. Grassi(c), S. Pauletto(d), S. Barrass(e), R. Bresin(d), P. Susini(a)  (a) STMS Ircam-Cnrs-SU, Paris, France  (b) Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft Univ. of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands (c) Department of General Psychology, University…

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