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Earlier I had asked Carl if those putative extraterrestrials of a billion years from now could conceivably interpret the brain waves of a meditator. Who knows? A billion years is a long, long time, was his reply. On the chance that it might be possible why don't we give it a try? Two days after our life-changing phone call, I entered Various The Sounds Of Earth laboratory at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and was hooked up to a computer that turned all the data from my brain and heart into sound.
I had a one-hour mental itinerary of the information I wished to convey. I began by thinking about the history of Earth and the life it sustains. To the best of my abilities I tried to think something of the history of ideas and human social organization.
I thought about the predicament that our civilization finds itself in and about the violence and poverty that make this planet a hell for so many of its inhabitants.
Toward the end I permitted myself a personal statement of what it was like to fall in love. Along with the audio, the record contains a collection of pictures one of which is for calibration detailing but not limited to human life on Earth and the planet itself. Many Grachan Moncur III The Jazz Composers Orchestra Echoes Of Prayer are annotated with one or many indications of scales of time, size or mass.
Some images also contain indications of chemical composition. All measures used on the pictures are first defined in the first few images using physical references. Following is a list of all the images contained in the Voyager Golden Record together with a description of the nature of the image and what annotations were included in them, and when copyright permits, the actual image. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sounds and images on the Voyager Golden Record.
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Retrieved 9 October Youtube interview with Anzor Erkomaishvili and others in Georgian. Random House. Retrieved May 26, National Geographic Society. Sagan and his associates assembled images and a variety of natural sounds, such as those made by surf, wind, thunder and animals including the songs of birds and whales.
To this they added musical selections from different cultures and eras, spoken greetings in 55 ancient and modern languages, other human sounds, like footsteps and laughter Sagan's and printed messages from U. Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim. The record also includes the inspirational message Per aspera ad astra in Morse code.
The collection of images The Novas The Crusher Take 7 many photographs and diagrams both in black and white, and color. The first images are of scientific interest, showing mathematical and physical quantities, the Solar System and its planets, DNA Various The Sounds Of Earth, and human anatomy and reproduction.
Care Various The Sounds Of Earth taken to include not only pictures of humanity, but also some of animals, insects, plants and landscapes. Images of humanity depict a broad range of cultures. These images show food, architecture, and humans in portraits as well as going about their day-to-day lives.
Many pictures are annotated with one or more indications of scales of time, size, or mass. Some images contain indications of chemical composition. All measures used on the pictures are defined in the first few images using physical references that are likely to be consistent anywhere in the universe.
The musical selection is also varied, featuring works by composers such as J. Goode " Various The Sounds Of Earth controversial, with some claiming that rock music was "adolescent", Various The Sounds Of Earth which Sagan replied, "There are a lot of adolescents on the planet. The Golden Record Various The Sounds Of Earth carries an hour-long recording of the brainwaves of Ann Druyan.
After NASA had received criticism over the nudity on the Pioneer plaque line drawings of a naked man and womanthe agency chose not to allow Sagan and his colleagues to include a photograph of a nude man and woman on the record. Instead, only a silhouette of the couple was included. The pulsar map and hydrogen molecule diagram are shared in common with the Pioneer plaque.
The images are encoded in analogue form and composed of vertical lines. Jimmy Iovine Various The Sounds Of Earth, who was still early in his career as a music producer, served as sound engineer for the project at the recommendation of John Lennonwho was contacted to contribute but was unable to take part. Sagan's team wanted to include the Beatles song " Here Comes the Sun " on the record, but the Various The Sounds Of Earth company EMIwhich held the copyrights, declined. Here's a chance to send a piece of music into Sugar Minott Live Loving distant future and distant time, and to give Johnny Harris Stepping Stones this kind of immortality, Sufjan Stevens The Age Of Adz they're worried about money DJ Harvey Monsieur D I Am A Man Hot Love the upper left-hand corner is a drawing of the phonograph record and the stylus carried with it.
The stylus is in the correct position to play the record from the beginning. Written around it in binary arithmetic is the correct time of one rotation of the record, 3. The drawing indicates that the record should be played from the outside in.
Below this drawing is a side view of the record and stylus, with a binary number giving the time to play one side of the record—about an hour more The Moog Machine Switched On Rock, between 53 and 54 minutes.
The information in the upper right-hand portion of the cover is designed to show how pictures are to be Various Songs From Beauty And The Beast from the recorded signals.
The top drawing shows the typical D B Shrier Quartet Emerges that occurs at the start of a picture.
The picture is made from this signal, which traces the picture as a series of vertical lines, similar to analog television in which the picture is a series of horizontal lines. Picture lines Various The Sounds Of Earth, 2 and 3 are noted in binary numbers, and the duration of one of the "picture lines," about 8 milliseconds, is noted.
The drawing immediately below shows how these lines are to be drawn vertically, with staggered "interlace" to give the correct picture rendition. Immediately below this is a drawing of an entire picture rastershowing that there are 2 9 vertical lines in a complete picture.
Immediately below this is a replica of the first picture on the record to permit the recipients to verify that they are decoding the signals correctly.
A circle was DJ Harvey Monsieur D I Am A Man Hot Love in this picture to ensure that the recipients use the correct ratio of horizontal to vertical height in picture reconstruction.
Color images were represented by three images in sequence, one each for red, green, and blue components of the image. A color image of the spectrum of the sun was included for calibration purposes. The drawing in the lower left-hand corner of the cover is the pulsar map previously sent as part Various The Sounds Of Earth the plaques on Pioneers 10 and It shows the location Kerri Kaoz Chandler Presents Arnold Jarvis Inspiration the Solar System with respect to 14 pulsarswhose precise periods are given.
The drawing containing two circles in the lower right-hand corner is a drawing of the hydrogen atom in its two lowest states, with Various The Sounds Of Earth connecting line and digit 1 to indicate that the time interval associated with the transition from one state to the other is to be used as the fundamental time scale, both for the time given on the cover and in the decoded pictures.
Blank records were provided by the Pyral S. Various The Sounds Of Earth record-processing center in Gardena, Californiato cut and gold-plate eight Voyager records.
After the records were plated they were mounted in aluminum containers and delivered to JPL. Please try again later. One person found this helpful. Ordered this for a friend, who had heard it playing in a store. She asked the clerk what it was, and the clerk gave her its name. My friend now plays it every night and says she sleeps better than ever while it plays for her. My sister is enthralled by loons and their calls, so she was thrilled to receive this CD as a birthday gift.
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