Scientist vs Engineer
What is the differences between an engineer and scientist according to Twitter
Headphones vs Loudspeakers
The different attitudes to loudspeakers and headphones in tweets
Wavefield synthesis: 'souped-up' surround sound
Wave field synthesis, a great research tool for audio and surround sound.
Slower music has higher sound quality
An analysis of pop and rock music shows that slower music has higher sound quality
Do people care about audio quality?
Some research results which indicate that sound quality is not as important as audio engineers might hope
Crystal healing your listening room sound?
Crystal healing your listening room sound: how to waste money on pseudo-science.
The Future of Radio and TV Audio
The latest in audio research and how this might affect the future of radio
Why deafening silence sounds different to other silence
Why deafening silence sounds different to other silence An interesting article on @BBC_Future about how silence following on from loud noise appears more silent than silence heard after something quiet. I have been to many silent places (anechoic chamber, flotation tank, deserts) where there is no external sound and what you hear is internal sounds, […]
Listening to the Northern Lights: part 2
When the northern lights are close to the ground, sometimes you get a spluttering sound.