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Matt Russo

Astrophysicist/Sonification Spec
University of Toronto/SYSTEM Sounds

Dr. Matt Russo is an astrophysicist, musician, and NASA sonification specialist. He holds degrees in both astrophysics and jazz guitar and is currently a professor of physics at the University of Toronto. He is co-founder and director of SYSTEM Sounds, a sci-art outreach project that converts astronomical data into music and sound. Their work has been featured multiple times in the New York Times, on the BBC, and on CBC radio. They frequently produce work for NASA to help make astronomy more engaging and accessible to the blind and visually impaired. His TED Talk 'What does the universe sound like?' has been viewed over 2 million times.

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