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As technology has grown, scientists have found that many objects in space create unique noises or songs. In August 2014, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe heard a ticking sound coming from a comet labeled 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimneko. As the comet approached the sun, it emitted what sounded like a long string of slowed-down, low-pitched dolphin clicks. The sound was unique compared with sounds from other comets, so they wanted to know what was creating the sound. Finally, they solved the mystery concluding the vibrations are set off by a stream of charged particles coming off of the surface of the rock. As they passed through the comet’s magnetic field, they create the ticking sound that can be picked up by nearby receivers.—Jim L. Wilson and Jim Sandell

Why Does Comet 67P Sing? Scientists Think They Know, By Calla Cofield, http://www.space.com/30323-mystery-of-comet67p-singing-solved.html, Accessed August 21, 2015.

Psalm 19:1-2 (HCSB) The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky proclaims the work of His hands. (2) Day after day they pour out speech; night after night they communicate knowledge.

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