Why does one string on on an instrument sound different than another? How do we hear a melody over the acoustic din of day-to-day living? Watch this informative video to find out.
Vi Hart, a prolific science video maker, shares an entertaining video about the science of sound, frequency, and pitch; complete with stop-motion animation and an in-depth look at how sound is generated and perceived by the human ear.
What Is Up with Noises? [via Laughing Squid]
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 08/26/11