In space, no one can hear you over these awful sounds.
As the famous tagline goes, “In space, no one can hear you scream.” There’s science behind this assertion, since sound can’t travel in the vacuum of space.
But planets do emit radio waves, which are picked up by satellites and converted into sounds. The results are pretty terrifying. This is not the kind of thing you want to hear in the dead of night.
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