All posts tagged sound

Wonder for the New Year

Everything… everything contains a pattern.

Whether it’s the algorithm behind the beating of a hummingbird’s wing, recurring DNA codes, fractals within crystals and clouds, or the mathematical framework of music, it would seem that nothing stands outside of intrinsic pattern.

Read More

Acoustic Levitation

We’ve all had the experience of sound thumping powerfully against our hearts — usually at a loud concert or near a construction site.

So we all know sound has strength.

But did we know it has the strength to lift objects?

Read More

When “Seeing What You Want” Isn’t Enough

This photo captures the moment when a boy hears sound for the first time after being fit by doctors with a hearing aid.

Read More


Psychoacoustics is not the study of sound but of how sound is perceived. It is less concerned with how a sound actually sounds than with what someone actually hears. And the divide between these two realities, it turns out, can be astonishingly wide.

Read More

Hide picture