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Bending sound, the weird path of sound in the ocean

Read about how sound travels in the ocean, the SoFAR channel and one experiment to test how far could you hear a sound underwater.

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Play a Piano / Synthesizer / Oscilloscope

This virtual reality Java piano lets you play the piano and have a little fun while learning the relationship between the sounds, music theory, musical scales, and the underlying math and physics of ...

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Introduction to sound

The basics of sound waves, including really useful animations of how sound travels

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Sound Propagation

Good clear introduction to sound concepts with diagrams, including why you sound good singing in the shower!

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Biosonar - Seeing with Sound

A good site on how animals such as bats or dolphins see with sound (also known as echolocation ).

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Refraction of Sound

An interesting page on how sound is refracted and examples of the effect this causes.

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Reflection of Sound

Diagrams showing how sound is reflected and standing waves.

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Science of Sound

A good web page that highlights links for beginners about sound.

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What does sound look like?

See sound waves travel through the air using a clever photographic trick called Schlieren photography.

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Microphone

Microphones are transducers which detect sound signals and produce an electrical image of the sound

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