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Particle Wind Chime

Infographic of Science Hack Day SF project:


Particle Wind Chime


Turn a particle detector into a custom instrument with the fundamental interactions of the universe playing that instrument. Using data from the world's particle colliders, each collision event will play its detector, which can be configured exactly how you want. You define your instrument based on how it reacts to the properties of colliding particles and explore the fundamental laws of the universe through sound. Listen carefully and you might discover the Higgs boson!


* Matt Bellis (

* Derek Gathright (@derek)

* David Harris (@physicsdavid)

* Jeremy Nuger

* Michael Parrish (@michael_parrish)

* Janine Scott (@isJaninieLittle)

* Ole Waldmann (@ole_wa)

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Taken on November 14, 2010