The following materials are accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired using a combination of Braille,
tactile techniques, and
descriptions in both
large format text and
audio formats, as well
as a collection of 3D
prints of cosmic objects.
Data Sonifications: A Universe of Sound
Actual NASA multiwavelength data of objects in our Universe, such as exploding stars and stellar nurseries, that has been translated into sound-based representations.
Chandra X-ray Observatory podcasts
The most recent cutting-edge discoveries and updates from NASA’s Chandra mission in audio formats. New podcasts are produced approximately every 2-3 weeks.
A Universe of Notes
This audio explanation of the electromagnetic spectrum makes an analogy between sound and light.
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Art Direction/Design: Kristin DiVona
Web Developer: Khajag Mgrdichian
Developed by the Chandra X-ray Center, at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, in Cambridge, MA, with funding by NASA under contract NAS8-03060 | Privacy | Accessibility
NASA's Universe of Learning materials are based upon work supported by NASA under award number NNX16AC65A to the Space Telescope Science Institute, working in partnership with Caltech/IPAC, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and Sonoma State University. | Privacy | Accessibility