Acoustics Advent Week 3+
A summary of the Acoustics Advent for days 15 to 25. Enjoy.
Scientists are trying to uncover what makes Stradivarius violins special – but are they wasting their time?
Hunting for the Holy Grail of violin making – is there really a Strad secret to be found?
Heroines of Acoustics
Three heroines of Acoustics, can you suggest some others?
Say goodbye to peaceful train journeys
Bone conduction headphones are becoming more common, even advertisers are getting in on the act.
The physics of musical saws
Someone I know has just been given a musical saw as a Christmas present. A few years back, a colleague mentioned that musical saws are scientifically really interesting. So I’ve spent a little time this morning reading scientific papers with exciting titles such as “Vibration of an Elastic Strip with Varying Curvature” . [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kmft674XPC0&hl=en_GB&fs=1&] As […]