about 5% of radio news is silent, filled with breath and pauses.
this project collected six years of npr news and isolated every such silence — 823,140 in total.
you’re about to hear a unique compilation of these silences.
listen with headphones in a quiet place.
you’re now hearing the silences listed below.
by now, their original radio waves have reached the nearest solar system, trillions of miles away in the dark, deep, silent sky.