TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanet System: In Piano Notes and Drum Beats (Video)

The transits and conjunctions of the seven exoplanets of the TRAPPIST-1 , a star system about 40 light-years from Earth, are translated into music in this awesome video by Matt Russo, Dan Tamayo and Andrew Santaguida of Listen as a piano note is played during every transit and a drum for every conjunction. Read our full story on the TRAPPIST-1 music video here.

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