Fun with metronomes

Music Science

How to synchronize five metronomes with two soda cans and a board.

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6 thoughts on “Fun with metronomes

  1. gunterhausfrau says:

    I noticed that the image is also moving back and forth with the metronomes. Is this from image stabilization from the camera? or is the table also moving?

  2. says:

    Weakly-coupled harmonic oscillators FTW!!!!11!1!

  3. ionymous says:

    That’s cool.
    Thanks for sharing.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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