Musical Universe

Broadcast: September 10, 2017 at 4pm

In space, no one can hear you scream, but, using the right instruments, scientists can pick up all types of cosmic vibrations – the sort we can turn into sound. We listen to the squeal of black holes crashing into each other. Also, how a theoretical physicist and jazz musician uses music to explore the most vexing questions facing modern cosmology. Plus, how John Coltrane found inspiration in Albert Einstein.