Helen White

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Solar Wind Chime

Concept Design & Development, 2013

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Solar wind chime uses magnetically generated resonance to sound lengths of aluminium tube in response to solar wind data collected from a satellite an hour away from earth, producing a slowly-evolving audible and visual manifestation of the constant fluctuation of energy being released by the sun.

 

Solar wind chime was developed in residence at Watershed's Pervasive Media Studio in Bristol and was supported by the Institute of Physics Publishing.

 

Solar wind chime is powered by xOSC; technology developed by Seb Madgwick and Tom Mitchell.

 

Read about the residency at Pervasive Media Studio HERE

 

Watch a short Vimeo film HERE

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