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Re: [microsound] blackhole sound waves

fantastic article. god's version of a live pa... a cosmic subwoofer...


Ian Andrews wrote:

> >http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/09sep_blackholesounds.htm?friend
> >
> >not sure if anyone else has posted this yet or not, but my girlfriend came
> >across this article and i thought it would be of interest to some of you
> >
> >" Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have found, for the
> >first time, sound waves from a supermassive black hole. The "note" is the
> >deepest ever detected from any object in our Universe. The tremendous
> >amounts of energy carried by these sound waves may solve a longstanding
> >problem in astrophysics."
> >
> >
> Been out all night, I needed a bite
> I thought I'd put a record on
> I reached for the one with the ultra-modern label
> And wondered where the light had gone
> It had a futuristic cover
> Lifted straight from Buck Rogers
> The record was so black it had to be a con
> The autochanger switched as I filled my sandwich
> And futuristic sounds warbled off and on
> Chorus :
> The Black Hit Of Space
> It's the one without a face
> It's the one that doesn't fit
> You can only see the flip
> The Black Hit Of Space
> Sucking in the human race
> How can it stay at the top
> When it's swallowed all the shops?
> As the song climbed the charts
> The others disappeared
> 'Til there was nothing but it left to buy
> It got to number one
> Then into minus figures
> Though nobody could understand why
> (Chorus)
> I couldn't stand this bland sound any more so I walked towards my deck to
> turn it off. All I could see was the B-side of the disc which had assumed a
> doughnut shape with the label on the outside rim. I reached for the arm
> which was less than one micron long but weighed more than Saturn and time
> stood still. I knew I had to escape but every time I tried to flee, the
> record was in front of me.
> The Black Hit Of Space
> Get James Burke on the case
> It's the hit that's never gone
> Time stops when you put it...
> Human League - The Black Hit of Space
> sorry couldn't resist
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