Posts Tagged ‘physics of sound’

Vibrating Strings

Friday, August 14th, 2015

When sound is presented in Physics terms, a tensioned string is often used to illustrate the principle of sound as vibration. Here’s a more dynamic way of presenting that very premise…

Slow Bass Reverses Time

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Using some physics trickery, it’s possible to create the illusion of water flowing backwards by running it in front of a subwoofer speaker, as shown in this no-frills video demonstration…

Noise Cancellation Is Moving Ahead

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

The science of noise cancellation is actually quite a recent development, but the iPod generation seems to have incited headphone makers to invest heavily in such technology. It’s not only headphones that are making (and breaking) waves though…