The sounds tell her about stars. How hot are they? How long do they stay bright? Sometimes, Díaz-Merced learns more when she listens to the data. She can hear patterns that cannot be seen. Her work has led others to think of new ways to study stars.
What Do You Think? Why is it important to find new ways to study stars?
Photo Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and A. Aloisi (STScI/ESA)