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Jason Tate 02/08/12 11:13 AM

Scientists Turn Trees Into Music
 
Scientists have created a turntable that reads tree rings like music on an LP.
From the ArticleGerman artist Bartholomäus Traubeck recently debuted a record-player he developed which is capable of digitally reading tree-slices and translating them into surprisingly moving piano music. Tree-rings, of course, considered to be annual records of a tree's growth rate -- which in turn offer clues to the hardships and fruitful periods experienced over the life of the tree.

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PHI Flyers10 02/08/12 11:17 AM

Who thinks the EPA will have something to say about this?

I think it's pretty fucking awesome.

blimpcityhero11 02/08/12 11:17 AM

Is Andrew MacMahon secretly the king of the trees?!?

mackieinva 02/08/12 11:20 AM

This is pretty damn cool, would like to see other slices on there and see what it sounds like.

ConnorCorruptNJ 02/08/12 11:20 AM

I think this is fucking amazing.

Calvin Lauber 02/08/12 11:21 AM

this is crazy..

Image1080 02/08/12 11:22 AM

Insanely Awesome!!

rocknroll365 02/08/12 11:22 AM

ha wow this is crazy. but incredible.

irishcarbomb 02/08/12 11:23 AM

So indie.

Dustin Harkins 02/08/12 11:24 AM

I guess lumberjacks are the new recording studios?

CoheedForever 02/08/12 11:25 AM

Wow. That's awesome.

Matt Chylak 02/08/12 11:28 AM

so cool

Jeff_Ryan 02/08/12 11:29 AM

trees are now underground

wut

Holly HoX! 02/08/12 11:32 AM

The King of Limbs

nickstetina 02/08/12 11:32 AM

I have a hunch the birch tree in my back yard could move units.