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Posts tagged sound

May 19, 2008

 

Cracking Whip

A Supersonic Whipper-snapper

Remarkably, when someone cracks a whip they actually make the tip of the whip move faster than the speed of sound. The crack is actually a miniature sonic boom.

October 9, 2007

 

Man Plugging Ears

Tinnitus

You possibly already know that hearing loss affects millions of Americans every year, but did you know that hearing "gain" is also a widespread problem?

April 16, 2007

 

secret

Don’t Talk Behind My Back

Did you know whispering behind someone's back rather then in front of them is better for secret telling?

July 11, 2006

 

baby_reading

Babies Choose the Words They Learn

Did you know a 10-month old baby is able to learn words?

December 20, 2005

 

Tin Can Phone

Kids these days have so many electronic toys it’s possible to grow up without ever discovering the best toy in the world, the tin can telephone. Moms and Dads, take note! Lots of science-types agree that kids will remember a toy you build with them years after they have forgotten the latest plastic gizmo. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 14, 2005

 

Otoacoustic Emissions

Have you heard the term otoacoustic emissions? They are the noises that your ears generate and emit. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 3, 2005

 

Screeeech!

Energy can neither be created out of nothing, nor disappear into nothing, all it does is change forms. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 31, 2005

 

Smelling in Stereo

Why do snakes have forked tongues and why do they flick them? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 10, 2005

 

Stress and its Aftereffects

A recent study shows men and women respond differently to stressors. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 24, 2005

 

Right Ear, Left Ear

Did you know your right and left ears process sound differently? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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