Skip to content Skip to navigation

Acoustics

Crooning to the upper tier.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Middle East group was among first to begin agriculture, settlements, and catered funerals.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Human activity forces dolphins and whales to shout.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

New research pinpoints the acoustic ingredient that gives screams their terror.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Scientists find the route to listening is more complex than they thought.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Physicists are developing acoustical "phonons" for computers of the future.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

"Noseleaves" may significantly enhance some bat species' echolocation abilities.

Ben P. Stein, Contributor

Training the novice ear to identify musical notes with motion.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

A new way to help those without a voice communicate.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Subscribe to Acoustics