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Unbelievable: the mysterious noise from the Caribbean sea may be heard from space 6/26/2016 •

Do you like the sound of the ocean? It's considered one of the most pleasant and relaxing melodies on Earth. It has been recently found out that the magical sounds of the Caribbean may reach... space!


Actually, these very sounds are far from the ones able to please our ears: they are too low to be heard by humans. Anyway, these mysterious melodies somehow disrupt the gravity field of our planet, that's why they may be detected in space.

What these sounds actually are? It is a result of a unique combination of water movements, which is possible due to the special underwater environment of the Caribbean. Put simply, the structure of the Caribbean basin resembles an enormous and extremely powerful whistle. This natural phenomenon is known as oceanic Rossby Waves.

The discovery is going to be helpful for meteorology, as the study of the waves may be used in predicting floods and monitoring the Caribbean climate.

For this video the sound has been pitched up several octaves so humans can hear it. Put on your headphones and listen to this mysterious noise!

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What do you think of it? It is hard to believe in such things, isn't it? Share your feelings and thoughts with us in the comments below!

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34 Comments
Danny More
Danny More
Cool..
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Jun 26, 2016 8:20PM
Lil Lala Lili
Lil Lala Lili
But sound can't travel in the vacuum of space.
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Jun 26, 2016 8:24PM
Rhonda Smith
Love the sound of the ocean
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Jun 26, 2016 8:31PM
Sheila Thompson
Sheila Thompson
That is a wonderful thouhgt
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Jun 26, 2016 8:36PM
Susan McInnis Paradis
fascinating
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Jun 26, 2016 8:43PM
Elizabeth Johnson
Elizabeth Johnson
VERY STRANGE! SOUNDS MECHANICAL!
1
Jun 26, 2016 8:54PM
Mavie JustMavie
Really cool!
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Jun 26, 2016 8:58PM
Donna Herrmann
Extraordinary
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Jun 26, 2016 9:12PM
debfranzone
That was pretty cool
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Jun 26, 2016 9:20PM
eugene wilson
well sound is a form of energy so technically it could travel through space.
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Jun 26, 2016 9:22PM

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