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Middle "C" When Black Holes Collide

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Joebone, Feb 11, 2016.


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  1. Joebone

    Joebone Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2005
    Los Angeles
    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/12/s...o-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

    Big day in science; gravitational waves detected, confirming Einstein on gravity as capable of distorting space and time.

    The detected sound apparently is an ascending chromatic glissando, terminating abruptly at Middle C.

    Keplerian Music of the Planets?

    Come to think of it, how did Western music identify and elevate that particular pitch to it's central place on the piano keyboard, and in our overall concept of pitch?
     
  2. georgiagoodie

    georgiagoodie The winged monkeys showed up Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2008
    HELL
    Moreover, since the detected sound ("ascending chromatic glissando (...playing this year at Coachella by the way), terminating at middle C...central place on the piano keyboard") was created by two black holes colliding; not only the "chirp's" final note (middle "C") on the piano, but also most pianos are black...Music is indeed the language of the universe.
     

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