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Music for star gazing

This image provided by NASA on Monday, July 11, 2022, shows galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. The telescope is designed to peer back so far that scientists can get a glimpse of the dawn of the universe about 13.7 billion years ago and zoom in on closer cosmic objects, even our own solar system, with sharper focus.Courtesy of NASA

Music for star gazing


July 20, 2022

The images from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope have had us all gazing in wonder at the universe this week, as well as marveling at the achievements of modern science. Steve Seel celebrates in kind on this week’s show, with a program of celestial music ... from Terry Riley, Philip Glass, Johann Johannssen, Sally Beamish, and more.