acoustics

Physics Girl Builds an Acoustic Levitator

Explore the floaty properties of sound with acoustic levitation.

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Heirloom Tech: The Old-World Acoustics of Ali Qapu

The Music Hall of Ali Qapu’s unique architectural features cut down on echoes while diffusing music for fantastic low-tech acoustics.

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How-To: Low Cost Acoustic Wall Panels

This article from seasoned acoustical engineer Eric Wolfram of AcousticsFREQ.com may be short on flashy pictures, but it is long on technical info and great practical advice from someone who obviously knows his business.

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Chladni plate singing

Meara O’Reilly, who works on magazine projects in MAKE Labs, is also a talented sound and visual artist. She’s just completed a short video, with her friend Lisa Foti-Straus, of the Chladni music she’s been working on. She built her Chladni (CLOD-knee) plate after working on the Chladni article in MAKE, Volume 16. She’s been […]

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