How do sound waves work?

Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 13:03 in Earth & Climate

Whether you’re recording or just vibin’, the science of sound can be cool. Pawel Czerwinski, UnsplashWe may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › We live our entire lives surrounded by them. They slam into us constantly at more than 700 miles per hour, sometimes hurting, sometimes soothing. They have the power to communicate ideas, evoke fond memories, start fights, entertain an audience, scare the heck out of us, or help us fall in love. They can trigger a range of emotions and they even cause physical damage. This reads like something out of science fiction, but what we’re talking about is very much real and already part of our day-to-day lives. They’re sound waves. So, what are sound waves and...

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