Visualizing sound with fire


Wow, rad physics experiment in which FIRE is used to visualize sound. Don’t try it at home, unless you’re a physics teacher, in which case please show this to your students. [Thanks, Tyler!]

6 thoughts on “Visualizing sound with fire

  1. Chad says:

    seems like make posted this a long time back or was it hack a day — still a cool project and video!!!

  2. borgie says:

    “Don’t try it at home, unless you’re a physics teacher…”. Wut? This is MAKE, not “That’s Incredible”.

  3. Volkemon says:

    @Chad- Good memory. It was 10/2006, and PT posted this same video.

    Still cool, however.

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