Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged sound waves

May 11, 2015

 

a

Jamming A Moment of Science   

Want to block out that angry talk radio show? Here's an easy, step-by-step guide: Radio Jamming 101.

April 23, 2015

 

a

Storm Birds  

Birds use infrasounds to sense storms long before dark clouds gather.

October 16, 2013

 

Sound waves travel through your body. Think about that the next time you're at a concert!

Voices On Tape

Have you ever noticed that when you hear your own voice on tape it doesn't sound like you?

December 4, 2012

 

f

Waves Standing

Have you ever tried to hear the ocean waves in a seashell?

November 3, 2011

 

Wonder what they're saying to eat other?

Can Fish Hear?

Fish don't appear to have ears. So how do fish hear?

October 27, 2011

 

How Sound Waves Work Underwater

Water does a much better job than air of conducting sound waves, but that extra conductivity makes it harder, not easier, to tell where a sound comes from.

October 25, 2011

 

The Physics Of Sound Waves: Why You Feel Music

Sound waves don't just travel in air: they travel through whatever they encounter, including your body.

September 30, 2011

 

A Hearing Test for Moths

Despite the fact that they don't communicate through sound, some moths have ears. Find out why on this Moment of Science.

September 15, 2011

 

How Sound Travels Under Water

Ever tried conversing under water? Why is it that some words come out fuzzy while other come out perfectly coherent?

September 11, 2009

 

Faster Than The Speed Of Sound: The Sonic Boom Of Aircraft

In October of 1947, U.S. Air Force Pilot Chuck Yeager became the first person to fly a plane faster than the speed of sound.

Next Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science