Music Inspired by Astronomy: A Great Outreach Tool

Fraknoi, Andrew (2015) Music Inspired by Astronomy: A Great Outreach Tool. In: Celebrating Science: Putting Education Best Practices to Work. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, pp. 107-115.


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We discuss and explain a selection of musical pieces (both classical and popular) that were inspired by astronomical ideas or observations. While the ideas behind such musical pieces can sometimes be a bit abstract, they make for good discussion in many educational and outreach settings.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2017 06:49
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:26

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