Wired for sound: A third wave emerges in integrated circuits
A research renaissance into chip-based control of light-sound interactions could transform our 5G networks, satellite communications and defence industries
19 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Photonics
Bats use leaves as mirrors to find prey in the dark
The approach angle is the key.
1 Aug 2019 ⋅ Current Biology
Sound waves bypass visual limitations to recognize human activity
Privacy, environment restricts video camera use; sound can get around those concerns.
28 May 2019 ⋅ Applied Physics Letters
Restaurant acoustics that schmeckt
At the 177th Acoustical Society of America meeting in Louisville, acoustics scientists will describe how they are rolling out new tools via the ISO to help restaurateurs create ideal dining soundscapes.
17 May 2019 ⋅ 177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
How Nigerian music can help you choose a ripe watermelon
Researchers will describe a surprising similarity between the sounds of Nigerian drums and the sound a ripe watermelon makes when tapped.
14 May 2019 ⋅ 177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
How acoustics detected artillery in WWI
The story of how World War I brought a military decoration for William Lawrence Bragg, the youngest person ever to win a Nobel Prize in physics - to be told at the 177th Acoustical Society of America meeting in Louisville
13 May 2019 ⋅ 177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America