1.10.2013

BRILLIANT NOISE

The Sun.  In all of its awesomeness.  I think I first discovered this a couple of months ago (although it's four years old,  and I can't remember where I saw it), and I still watch it from time to time.  That's how awesome it is.  

About the video:  
Brilliant Noise takes us into the data vaults of solar astronomy. After sifting through hundreds of thousands of computer files, made accessible via open access archives, Semiconductor have brought together some of the sun's finest unseen moments. These images have been kept in their most raw form, revealing the energetic particles and solar wind as a rain of white noise. This grainy black and white quality is routinely cleaned up by NASA, hiding the processes and mechanics in action behind the capturing procedure... The soundtrack highlights the hidden forces at play upon the solar surface, by directly translating areas of intensity within the image brightness into layers of audio manipulation and radio frequencies.

Enjoy.

 
Brilliant Noise from Semiconductor on Vimeo.

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