DailyDirt: Cool Sound Effects

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Non-linear properties for materials can create some really cool sound effects. We're not talking about the 'Wilhelm scream' here, but some interesting ways to make soundproof walls -- and super-secret submarines. Here are just a few examples of bending sound in some new ways. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    Beta (profile), Jul 29th, 2011 @ 7:36am

    Did insects invent it first?

    If this acoustic cloak pans out, maybe we could look at insects and fish (the prey of bats and dolphins/porpoises) to see if they've evolved this kind of sonic camouflage.

     

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    Michael Ho (profile), Jul 29th, 2011 @ 9:57am

    Re: Did insects invent it first?

    Beta,

    That's an interesting idea... natural metamaterials would be a pretty cool discovery.

     

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    SLK8ne, Jul 29th, 2011 @ 12:44pm

    Interesting stuff!

    I love improvised gear (as I can't afford high end stuff, so this is really cool to me. Now if you'll excuse me I needs some fizzy drink! ;o)

     

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