The Department of Physics and Astronomy UCR, has an ongoing program to create new tools for public outreach through interdisciplinary research with the Departments of Music, Creative Writing and Arts at UC Riverside.

The Vibrating Universe: Astronomy for the Deaf Community


  • Galaxias: MW M31 M33 [Ryan Straka]
    • A music composition in three movements for a quartet based on supercomputer simulations of the collision between the Milky Way, Andromeda and Triangulum galaxies.
    • 2016


  • Star Maps, Earth Codes [Danni Wei]
    • An experimental theatre piece based on archeo-astronomical research of the Orion constellation among multiple ancient civilizations.
    • 2015