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'Singing Comet' Detected By Rosetta Is Pure Science Weirdness

There's a new Pink Floyd album out this week. But if you really want to get spacey, the European Space Agency has released a strange song that's coming from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Call it the original space jam:

The "song" was detected by a magnetometer experiment on Rosetta as it approached the comet and deployed the Philae to land on its surface.

ESA said the music is oscillations in the magnetic field in the comet’s environment.

Scientists believe it's produced by the comet as it releases pa...

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