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Using Sound to Make Astronomy Accessible

Using Sound to Make Astronomy Accessible

Tim Spuck from Associated Universities Inc., talks about new software that aids visually impaired and blind astronomers by converting images into soundscapes in real time. This software is one means of making astronomy and other sciences accessible to People with...
Dr. Kirk Adams – The American Foundation for the Blind in the News.

Dr. Kirk Adams – The American Foundation for the Blind in the News.

On the link below are recent media articles featuring AFB, our experts, and issues related to blindness and vision loss.                                                                                                         Click here.                               ...
Galactic Center Sonification

Galactic Center Sonification

Sonification is the process that translates data into sound, and a new project brings the center of the Milky Way to listeners for the first time. The translation begins on the left side of the image and moves to the right, with the sounds representing the position...
Space Sonification

Space Sonification

Scientists Jenn Kotler, Clara Brasseur, and Scott Fleming have been using their time in isolation to design a radically new way of understanding the dynamics of the cosmos.  Inspired by a blind colleague halfway around the planet, Australian astrophysicist Garry...
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