Dave Koelle's blog on JFugue, the Generative Radio project, and other experiments with music programming and sensemaking.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Higgs boson data turned into music
Domenico Vicinanza has converted data from positrons passing through cloud chambers into music. He took the images of charged particles moving through deuterium (such as this one) and placed those images onto musical staves (see this page for more explanation). Later, composer Ben McCormack took the notes and adjusted some of the timing in the music, wrote countermelodies, and composed the following piece.