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A Brief History of Noise, The Atlantic, 1/5/16

Posted 6 years ago
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On January 5th, 2016 The Atlantic published an article by Rose Eveleth entitled "A Brief History of Noise:From the big bang to cellphones" featuring my father, nuclear physicist John G. Cramer who used Mathematica to recreate a simulation of the sound of the Big Bang. He first did this in 2003, and then did it again in 2013 using new data. (There is also a version on YouTube featuring graphics from the LISA Mission.)

Here is a link to an archive of the initial Mathematica notebook in the Wolfram Library Archive.

UPDATE: I asked him if there is a newer version of the file than the one in the archive. The most recent BBSound notebook, used for the Planck data, is at: http://faculty.washington.edu/jcramer/BigBang/Planck2013/BBSound_3.nb and the Planck data file is at http://faculty.washington.edu/jcramer/BigBang/Planck_2013/PlanckData.txt

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Posted 5 years ago

Interesting. He may be interested to work with some of the Audio features in v11. I haven't looked at them yet, but thought I'd mention it.

Posted 5 years ago

This is neat, thanks for sharing.

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