Tag: planes

  • Listening to the B of the Bang

    Want to hear just the B from the Bang, try bursting a balloon in an anechoic chamber.

  • Quietest day of the decade

    Around the world, tranquility is gradually disappearing as man-made sounds, especially noise from planes and cars, increasingly encroach on quiet places. There’s a lot of interest in tranquility at the moment from campaign groups, governments and researchers (e.g. [1]). The fear is that unless we identify tranquil places and try to preserve them, they will…