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The International Year of Sound (Good Vibrations)

Summary

Keeta Jones from the Acoustical Society of America joins us to talk about the International Year of sound.

Content

Keeta tells us about the way that the ASA are supporting the Year of Sound with a resource pack for teachers and a competition for kids. She also describes the myriad of places that acousticians are found in the workplace.

Thomas and Robin follow up by discussing the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and a recent experiment to explore the sound of the windpipe in an ancient mummy.

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