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
Chandra X-ray Center, Operated for NASA by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. This site was developed with funding from NASA under contract NAS8-03060 | Privacy | Accessibility
Additional support from NASA's Universe of Learning (UoL). UoL 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.