Capturing the stars with video and sound, CFA fellow turns astronomical data into art

September 11, 2012

Image Credit: Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

Alex Parker, a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics’ Institute for Theory and Computation, has created several astronomical videos on his own time and posted them on the Internet. His latest video depicts the 2,299 planet candidates Kepler has found since it began searching for planets around stars in 2009.

Harvard Gazette Article

Supernova Sonata” video

Worlds: The Kepler Planet Candidates” video