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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Here's What the Higgs Boson Sounds Like - Atlantic Mobile

'Sonification' is the process of presenting data aurally, as music. Researchers sonified the Higgs discovery data:

In the score of the sonification, the bump corresponding to the Higgs boson is represented by an F note two octaves above the preceding F note, a C representing the peak of the Higgs, and a E note.

story, audio clip: m.theatlantic.com