How the Centre Court roof changes the sound at Wimbledon
How the roof of the Centre Court at Wimbledon changes a thwack to a thwock as the racket hits the ball
Youtube experiment for Glastonbury
What makes a geat mobile recording, we’re trying to find out using YouTube clips from Glastonbury.
At my saxophone lesson this weekend, my teacher asked me to sing what I was meant to be playing. It was pretty excrutiating and it took me a few attempts to hit the notes correctly. Fortunately, I’m not completely tone deaf, just a little out of practice. It’s estimated that tone deafness (congenital amusia) affects […]
Fingernails and blackboards
Why is the sound of fingernails dragging down a chalk board so horrible? This question just won’t go away. Ever since I ran an experiment into the worst sound in the World (www.sound101.org), a lack of a good answer has been bothering me. I’ve been doing some science shows for sixth formers in London recently, […]