A geomagnetic storm. Image Source: Wiki.
Geomagnetic storms on the scale of 1859's Carrington Event are included among the fears which make up the 2012 Phenomenon. George Heymont recently discussed a short film on HuffPo which allows us to hear an eerie translated audio track, sampled from a geomagnetic storm:
See the video below the jump.I often wonder if the old saying "Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink!" should be upgraded to "Data, data, everywhere, and not much time to think." A curious black-and-white short ... shows how data can be used to create a powerful piece of art. Filmmakers Ruth Jarman and Joseph Gerhardt used data collected from the CARISMA radio array as a geomagnetic storm occurred in the Earth's upper atmosphere and interpreted it as audio. The film's sound is the tweeting and rumbling caused by incoming solar wind that was captured at a frequency of 20 hertz.
"An audio/visual representation of a geomagnetic storm the video and any related material are made/owned by semiconductor." Video Source: Youtube.