Category: Acoustics

Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound. A scientist who works in the field of acoustics is an acoustician while someone working in the field of acoustics technology may be called an acoustical engineer. The application of acoustics can be seen in almost all aspects of modern society with the most obvious being the audio and noise control industries.

Cymatics at the Rosslyn Chapel

Rosslyn Chapel holds a musical mystery in its architecture and design. At one end of the chapel, on the ceiling are 4 cross-sections of arches containing elaborate symbolic designs on each array of cubes (in actual fact they are rectangles mostly).

Frequency, the Science of Sound

Frequency is a new original documentary exploring the mysterious world of sound. The Secrets & Science of Sound explores the areas of Binaural Beats, Synesthesia and Cymatics with a hope to further understand to what extent sound can affect the

Ultrasound Effects on the Brain MIT Technology Review Targeting the Brain with Sound Waves Ultrasound might provide a new, noninvasive way to control brain activity. by Emily Singer, June 4, 2009 Ultrasound waves, currently used in medicine for prenatal scans and other diagnostic purposes, could

Acoustic Chambers of the Egyptian Pyramids

Pyramids in Egypt I could easily dedicate an entire article to the subject of acoustic chambers inside the pyramids of Egypt. I visit Egypt and the Great Pyramid on a regular basis, (at the time of writing I have been

Ancient Acoustic Musical Instruments

The Archaeoacoustics Field of Study Archaeoacoustics is the use of acoustical study within the wider scientific field of archaeology. This includes the study of the acoustics at archaeological sites, and the study of acoustics in archaeological artifacts. Over the last