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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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What would happen to the human body in vacuum of outer space?

An astrophysicist answers the question of what would happen to the human body in vacuum of outer space?

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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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Science of Sound

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

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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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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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Diffraction of Sound

An interesting site, with good diagrams, explaining how sound can be diffracted and how this affects what you hear.

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