If you stuck your ear out the window of the space ship you wouldn't hear anything. In fact, you'd probably die. But recording devices on the ship can turn electromagnetic waves into sounds you can hear. [Image Credit: blueforce4116 , Flickr]
This week we’re listening to sounds in space. Before you all go berserk, I know there’s no sound in space. I saw Alien, or at least the previews: “In space, no one can hear you scream.” But NASA’s got tons of recordings of space sounds, and in this podcast we listen to some of them, tell you how they’re recorded, and why they’re really cool.