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Sound Waves and Music

A tutorial from the Physics Classroom that clearly explains the nature, properties and behaviour of sound waves and music, with good animations.

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A Short History of Vacuum Terminology and Technology

A description of the relevant work of a number of scientists who are famous for work relating to gases or vacuums.

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What is sound?

A basic explanation of sound: what it is, how it travels, how you characterise sounds (frequency, wavelegth and intensity) and how they are made.

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How Vacuum Cleaners Work

In its 100-year history, the electric vacuum cleaner has become an indispensable home appliance for most people, and it's obvious why. This site goes through the basic science behind the humble ...

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Art Ludwigs Sound page.

A very detailed site about sounds and acoustics, using the authors room as a case study.

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Man in a near total vacuum

Video telling the story of a man who was accidentally exposed to a vacuum.

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Sounds Amazing

A nice site designed to help students to understand sound and waves, very well presented. There are acoustic and audio related web demonstrations and experiments.

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What is a vacuum?

Page explaining what a pressure vacuum is.

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Why Do Slightly Opened Car Windows Make That Awful Sound?

Read how changes in air pressure make annoying sounds.

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Energy in the Air: Sounds from the Orchestra

Explores the music made by a symphony orchestra, with historical facts, several sound samples and illustrations for each instrument group.

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