A Song for Our Warming Planet...

The University of Minnesota's Daniel Crawford has created a new way of presenting the world with data... with his cello! 

Each note corresponds to a year and the pitch of the note corresponds with the warmth of that year. It's not a traditionally "pretty" song, but the song's story is clear. 

Take a listen below... 

What other kinds of data could be communicated with your instrument? What other graphs could be represented with your cello? 

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