We just heard a rumble on Mars that didn't come from some Red Planet monster, but from vibrations in the constant Martian wind. The InSight lander recently listened to Mars sounds through — of all instruments — a seismometer and an air pressure sensor. With the first sounds ever recorded on Mars, this gives us another data point to better understand our planetary neighbor.
Listen to the Martian Wind
Literal Mic Drop
InSight Is Listening
Written by Elizabeth Howell December 12, 2018
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