Press Clippings

Quoted in “Our Ears are Unlocking an Era of Aural Data.” Clive Thompson, Wired, March 2019.

Included in an article on Penn State’s Arts Design Research Incubator:
Tara Caimi, “Arts-Based Research: Bridging Communication Gaps Between Scientists and Citizens at the ADRI.” Sciart Magazine v. 30, April 2018. 

Interview with Scot Gresham-Lancaster for Sound and Data podcast, February 10, 2018.

"Two Penn State researchers are changing the way we hear hurricanes: BTN LiveBIG.” BTN Big Ten Network, February 2, 2018.

“Making Music from Data.” An interview on Living Lab Radio, WCAI Cape Cod, December 26, 2017.

Mark Ballora and Jenni Evans. “Turning hurricanes into music: Can listening to storms help us understand them better?” The Conversation, December 4, 2017.

Art + Music + Technology podcast by Darwin Grosse episode 195, October 8, 2017: "Sonification and the sciences with Prof. Mark Ballora"

Scientist in the Spotlight: Converting Data into Music.” Laboratory Equipment, August 24, 2017.

"Penn State professor uses science to create music.” Centre Daily Times, August 13, 2017.

"Meet the scientist who turns data into music—and listen to the sound of a neutron star.” Science, July 21, 2017. DOI: 10.1126/science.aan7137

Grateful data: Professor who finds music in science.” Penn State News. (July 10, 2017)

“Penn State professor offers fisthand look at Fort Lauderdale shooting.” Centre Daily Times (January 14, 2017).

Carolyn Beans. “Science and Culture: Musicians join scientists to explore data through sound.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114(18), 4563-4565. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1705325114. (Among those interviewed for this article.)

"Speaking Substances: Ice" - a piece written by a colleague for the LA Review of Books that references sonification work presented at Polar Day 2014. (March 21, 2016)

"I Believe in Redwoods” - A little essay I wrote for our public radio station’s This I Believe segment (October 16, 2015)

An interview on the Actuality podcast on Sonification, produced by Marketplace and Quartz (September 5, 2015) 
(April 2, 2015)

Onward State - Professor Mark Ballora Translates Numbers to Music (April 2, 2015)

Mickey Hart - Creating the Orchestra of Nature (April 1, 2015)

Penn State IT News - "Professor uses data gathered from squirrels to make music” 
(March 17, 2015)

Interviewed by David Gans on sonification created for Mickey Hart, Worlds of Mickey Hart, XM Grateful Dead channel, September 2013.

Toni Feder. “Shhhh. Listen to the data.” Physics Today, May 2012, pp. 20-22. (Interviewed for this piece.)

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