Top tracks on Soundclound


  • Golden Record: Arabic Greeting

    This is a greeting to the universe that was electronically placed on the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft. English Translation: "Greetings to our friends in the stars. We wish that we will meet you someday."

  • Scientists Find That Saturn's Rotation Period Is A Puzzle

    On approach to Saturn, data obtained by the Cassini spacecraft are already posing a puzzling question: How long is the day on Saturn? Credit: NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency

  • Rainforest sounds near Mission Beach, Queensland
    Listening Earth
    nature sounds

    Morning rainforest sounds, about a month before the wet season was due to arrive, at Lacey Creek near Mission Beach, far north Queensland

  • What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?

    The prevailing theory says a meteorite led to the demise of the dinos. But one holdout scientist is not buying it.

  • Helium Whistle

    Listen closely to hear the whistling sound of superfluid helium-3 oscillating, getting louder and quieter. The oscillation occurs when the helium-3 is pushed through perforated membranes in a special container. UC Berkeley scientists used the world's most sensitive microphone, which picked up sounds of the equipment, ground and building motion that you hear as background noise. The whistling sound was magnified so the human ear could hear it.

  • The Spirit of Exploration, with James Cameron
    StarTalk Radio

    Investigate the convergence of exploration, innovation, and imagination with Neil deGrasse Tyson and filmmaker and explorer James Cameron. Featuring comic co-host Chuck Nice and astrophysicist and StarTalk All-Stars host Charles Liu. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: Photo Credit: Mark Thiessen/National Geographic.

  • Golden Record: Life Signs, Pulsar

    This is a sound that was electronically placed onboard the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft.

  • Southern Cassowary - Casuarius Casuarius
    Nature Sounds
    Nature Sounds

    A recording to celebrate the summer solstice in Australia. This recording was captured this year while working on the wildlife documentary Dino Bird produced by WildBear Entertainment for National Geographic. An amazing prehistoric looking bird living in the Wet Tropics and known for having the lowest frequency call of any bird. This is a low res preview of the recording, if you are interested in the full recording please contact me. I hope you enjoy this recording! Copyright Tai Inoue at Nature Sounds 2017

  • Are fungi the secret to a sweet sounding violin? – Science Weekly podcast
    Guardian Science Weekly

    From making violins sound beautiful, to beer and bread, to creating life-saving medicine, fungi have an array of very useful attributes. This week, a report demonstrates just how little we know about this kingdom of life and what we are set to gain if we tap into fungi as a resource. Hannah Devlin investigates.

  • 20121014T01-barred owl
    Martyn Stewart
    Natural sounds

    I was woken up this morning at 04:00 to the sounds of 2 barred owls calling each other or competing for a mate. With bare feet and the microphone in hand, i stood in the driveway recording these amazing sounds. I filtered out some of the anthrophony. Rain, slight winds and leaf rustle is all part of this short recording. Microphone: Telinga Stereo DAT Recorder: Sound Devices 722 Tripod mounted with wind protection. Sample and Bitrate: 48k 24bit Weather: overcast/Rain Temp: 52f Humidity: 95% Location: Redmond WA Recordist:Martyn Stewart. facebook: website:

  • The Flood
    Newsweek Tech & Science

    Here are four tracks from The Flood, by The Lyre Ensemble, with Stef Conner on vocals, Andy Lowings on lyre, and produced by Mark Harmer. Read about it here: Order album here:

  • Cosmic Queries – Our Galaxy and Beyond
    StarTalk Radio

    Join Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Sarah Rose Siskind as they answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about our collision course with the Andromeda galaxy, how the Big Bang got its name, the Cosmic Microwave Background radiation, dark matter, and much more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: Photo Credit: NASA.

  • NASA in Silicon Valley Live - Genius Space Hacks

    NASA in Silicon Valley Live is a talk show that features conversations with scientists, researchers, engineers and all-around cool people who work at NASA to push the boundaries of innovation. In this episode streamed on Sept. 13, 2018, we talk about studying life in space. Plus, we share some genius space hacks for doing life science research on Earth and aboard the International Space Station. Video with captions:

  • Naked Scientist 16 Jan 12: Undersea vents, saying no to nicotine patches and bird flu

    Dr Chris Smith and colleagues with the latest science stories. This week; the deepest undersea vents ever discovered, why nicotine replacement therapies don't work and the controversy over making H5N1 jump species in the lab. Published on January 16, 2012.

  • EnLIGHTenment - Ocean and Earth
    Nature Sounds
    Nature Sounds

    EnLIGHTenment - Ocean and Earth 2016. Enlightenment is a multi channel 3D projection in response to the historical Cairns library and the natural environment so dominant in the far North. The project ran over two consecutive festivals and developed over this period combining digital video, 3D animation, projection mapping, photography and sound to create awe-inspiring 3D illusions, depicting some of the most distinctive aspects of the region’s wildlife, from giant barramundi to brilliant Ulysses butterflies.. The work draws upon distinctive natural elements relative to Cairns and this region, provides a moment of synergy between nature and architecture, The work includes a commissioned spoken word component by local writer Jessica Hart, responsive to the influences of place on our condition and referencing how inspirational the natural world can be in our pursuit of creativity, Knowledge and wisdom. The library is of cause an essential place to explore and share such ideas .The sound design included real recordings of local species to accompany the visuals 3 channel synchronised projection, 3d animation, stereo sound, Cairns city Library Cairns festival, cairns, QLD, Australia Visual artist – Craig Walsh associated artist . Russell Miledge Animator – Steven Thomasson Sound design – Tai Inoue Poetry/Spoken word – Jessica Hart musical score – Robert Wilson Video link -

  • #ICYMI - Cosmic Queries: FIFA World Cup Edition
    StarTalk Radio

    Have you caught the World Cup fever? We’ve got it bad! Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice sit down with physics professor John Eric Goff and answer your fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the football world. Don’t miss an episode of Playing with Science. Please subscribe to our channels on: Stitcher: Apple Podcasts: TuneIn: GooglePlay Music: SoundCloud: NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: Photo Credit: Adidas.

  • Plastics: The Final Straw?
    Science Vs

    We’re back! This week we tackle the War on Straws and how worried we should be about all the plastic filling our oceans. We speak to marine biologist Christine Figgener, environmental educator Carrie Roble, physiology Prof. John Weinstein, and ecology Prof. David Barnes. Credits: This episode was produced by Wendy Zukerman along with Rose Rimler, Meryl Horn and Odelia Rubin. Our senior producer is Kaitlyn Sawrey. We’re edited by Caitlin Kenney and Blythe Terrell. Fact checking by Michelle Harris, Meryl Horn and Rose Rimler. Mix and sound design by Emma Munger. Music by Emma Munger and Bobby Lord. A huge thanks to all the researchers we got in touch with for this episode - including Dr Chris Wilcox, Dr Denise Hardesty, Prof Anthony Andrady, Dr Carolyn Foley, Dr Tracy Mincer, and Dr Laurent Lebreton. Thank you! Also thanks to the Zukerman Family and Joseph Lavelle Wilson.

  • Apollo 13: Houston, We've Had a Problem
  • Golden Record: Aramaic Greeting

    This is a greeting to the universe that was electronically placed on the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft. English Translation: "Peace"

  • When Plants Sense Danger, They Cry Out With Calcium

    After long suspecting a signaling system, scientists can now see how one leaf talks to another—in real time.