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.The Bloop is the name given to an ultra-low frequency and extremely powerful underwater sound detected by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) several times during the summer of 1997. The source of the sound remains unknown.^ The sound, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: .

^ The source of the sound remains unknown.
  • Coilhouse » Blog Archive » Cthulhu Meditation: Listen On Dry Land! 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC coilhouse.net [Source type: General]
  • Pfelelep - DYKW?/Le Wiki de la semaine: Bloop 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC my.opera.com [Source type: General]
  • Coilhouse » Blog Archive » Cthulhu Meditation: Listen On Dry Land! 17 September 2009 22:022 UTC coilhouse.net [Source type: General]
  • 10 More Mysteries That Remain Unsolved - Listverse 17 September 2009 22:022 UTC listverse.com [Source type: General]
  • Cloverfield Clues: New Slusho Happy Talk 17 September 2009 22:022 UTC cloverfieldclues.blogspot.com [Source type: General]
  • Anarchaia: A tumblelog by Christian Neukirchen 17 September 2009 22:022 UTC anarchaia.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The "Bloop" is the name given to an ultra-low frequency underwater sound detected by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration several times during the summer of 1997.

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.The sound, traced to somewhere around 50° S 100° W (a remote point in the south Pacific Ocean west of the southern tip of South America), was detected repeatedly by the Equatorial Pacific Ocean autonomous hydrophone array, which uses U.S. Navy equipment originally designed to detect Soviet submarines.^ It is a mysterious sound recorded somewhere around 50° S 100° W .

^ This sound was repeatedly recorded during summer, 1997 on the Equatorial Pacific Ocean autonomous hydrophone array.
  • Skeptical News 17 September 2009 22:022 UTC www.ntskeptics.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Alex also told me about a sound that has been detected by hydrophones in the Pacific Ocean near southwestern South America.
  • http://www.shastarootsnshoots.com/Alex's%20Science%20Page.htm 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.shastarootsnshoots.com [Source type: General]

.According to the NOAA description, it "rises rapidly in frequency over about one minute and was of sufficient amplitude to be heard on multiple sensors, at a range of over 5,000 km."^ According to the NOAA description, it "rises rapidly in frequency over about one minute and was of sufficient amplitude to be heard on multiple sensors, at a range of over 5,000 km."
  • Pfelelep - DYKW?/Le Wiki de la semaine: Bloop 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC my.opera.com [Source type: General]

^ According to the NOAA , it "rises rapidly in frequency over about one minute and was of sufficient amplitude to be heard on multiple sensors, at a range of over 5,000 km."
  • YouTube - The bloop - An Unexplained Phenomenon [Actual Sound] 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The sound rises rapidly in frequency over about one minute and was of sufficient amplitude to be heard on multiple sensors, at a range of over 5,000 km.
  • Present Imperfect - Written. 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.presentimperfect.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Skeptical News 17 September 2009 22:022 UTC www.ntskeptics.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.NOAA's system ruled out its origin as any known man-made sound, such as a submarine or bomb, or familiar geological sounds such as volcanoes or earthquakes.^ During the summer of 1997, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) repeatedly detected an extremely powerful underwater sound on an array of Cold War era hydrophones originally installed to listen for soviet submarines.
  • Make: Online : The Bloop of Cthulhu? 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC blog.makezine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Also, the wikipedia/NOAA sound has been sped up 16x, this has been slowed 16x to recreate the sound of the animal that made this noise.
  • YouTube - The bloop - An Unexplained Phenomenon [Actual Sound] 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Originally Posted by subscats I have the cox connection coming from the wall to the cox box, then I have audio and video coming from the cox box going to the tivo box, then out to the TV and sound/picture not in sinc.???
  • not in sinc - TiVo Community 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.tivocommunity.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.While the audio profile of the bloop does resemble that of a living creature, the system identified it as unknown because it was far too loud for that to have been the case: it was several times louder than the loudest known biological sound.^ So how does Kind of Bloop sound?
  • Kind of Bloop: Crowdsourcing an Album | furtiveCode.com 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC furtivecode.com [Source type: General]

^ Although the sound matches the profile of a living animal, it is much louder than any known creature can produce.
  • Strange an mysterious Sounds from the Earth - Mistpouffers,hum,bloop,Hell Hole,slow down,wow | NoiseAddicts music and audio blog 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.noiseaddicts.com [Source type: General]
  • The "Bloop" and Other Mysterious Sounds of the Earth - Neatorama 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.neatorama.com [Source type: General]

^ The "Bloop" is the name given to an ultra-low frequency underwater sound detected by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration several times during the summer of 1997.

.Five other significant unexplained sounds have been named by NOAA: Julia, Train, Slowdown, Whistle, and Upsweep.^ Other unusual sounds have been picked up the the hydrophone system, given names like Train, Whistle, Slowdown, Upsweep and Gregorian Chant.
  • What is the Bloop? 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.wisegeek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Scientists believe many of these - given names such as Train, Whistle, Slowdown and Upsweep - can be explained by ocean currents, volcanic activity , or the movement of Antarctic ice.
  • Beware the Bloop - theage.com.au 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.theage.com.au [Source type: News]
  • Monsters from the deep 'heard' - smh.com.au 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: News]
  • Skeptical News 17 September 2009 22:022 UTC www.ntskeptics.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Dr. Christopher Fox of the NOAA speculated that the Bloop may be ice calving in Antarctica.[6] A year later Dr. Fox was paraphrased speculating it was likely animal in origin. [7]

In popular culture

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  • In an alternate reality game promoting the movie, the Bloop was linked to the monster from Cloverfield.^ The Bloop also makes an appearance in the game promoting the movie Cloverfield, and was also seen in the movie “The Loch”, coming from a giant eel.
    • Strange an mysterious Sounds from the Earth - Mistpouffers,hum,bloop,Hell Hole,slow down,wow | NoiseAddicts music and audio blog 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.noiseaddicts.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I'll admit to having a soft spot for the bloop, ever since I first heard of it while persusing information on the movie "Cloverfield."
    • The Bloop 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC skeptoid.com [Source type: General]

    ^ All the sound in the game are done by the actors in the real movie which is an added bonus.
    • XboxAddict.com - Young_Fledgling's Reviews Profile 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC www.xboxaddict.com [Source type: General]

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  • .
  • In The Loch by Steve Alten the Bloop is the call of an undiscovered species of giant eel.
  • In Fluke by Christopher Moore the source of the Bloop is a living colony known as the "Goo".
  • In Frank Schätzing's novel The Swarm the Bloop is the speech of the intelligent species, the Yrr.
  • People have pointed out that the location the sound originated within 500 miles from the location of R'lyeh in the South Pacific, thus coincidentally linking the sound to the sleeping Great Old One Cthulhu in the fiction of H.P. Lovecraft.^ "Because the Bloop noise originated near the location of the fictional sunken city of R'lyeh from H. P. Lovecraft's story "The Call of Cthulhu", the Bloop has been linked to Cthulhu by Lovecraft fans."
    • The mysterious Bloop in real time. (2.5mb wav) : science 17 September 2009 22:022 UTC www.reddit.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Because the Bloop noise originated near the location of the sunken city of R’lyeh from H.P. Lovecraft’s story “The Call of Cthulhu”, the Bloop has been linked to Cthulhu by Lovecraft fans”.
    • Anarchaia: A tumblelog by Christian Neukirchen 17 September 2009 22:022 UTC anarchaia.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Joyce Carol Oates The bloop "Because the Bloop noise originated near the location of the fictional sunken city of R'lyeh from H. P. Lovecraft's story "The Call of Cthulhu", the Bloop has been linked to Cthulhu by Lovecraft fans."
    • Posts 1233475200 - 1236153600 @ paulgorman.org/blog 3 February 2010 14:43 UTC paulgorman.org [Source type: General]

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See also

  • Slow Down, a similar unidentified underwater sound.
  • The Hum, a phenomenon of unexplained sound.

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