► Sounds From A Comet: This Is What 67P Sounds Like

shockwebpic_philaesonificationIf a comet hurls through space and nobody’s there to hear it, does it make a sound?

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What Does Sound Look Like? See With This Photographic Technique

shockleewebpic_whatdoessoundlooklikeSee the invisible and take a look at what sound waves look like thanks to a cool high-speed photographic technique called Schlieren Flow visualization which shows the change in air density as sound waves travel through the air. The technique was developed by German physicist August Toepler between 1859 and 1864.

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► The Cosmic Vibrations Of Sun Ra: Audio Documentary

shockleewebpic_sunracosmicvibrationsFrom Stylus, a series about sound, music, and listening on 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station comes this short audio documentary on Sun Ra which our own Hank Shocklee was asked to be a part of.

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Sonic Water: Studies Of Visible Sound & Vibrations

shockleewebpic_sonicwaterSonic Water is an interactive installation by Sven Meyer [Elfenmaschine & kymat.de] and Kim Pörksen [Piece of Cake] that creates an interactive environment for visualizing sound and vibrations that reminds us that sound is truly physical.

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Eunoia: Using Brainwaves To Manipulate Motions Of Water

shockleewebpic_EunoiabrainwavewaterNew York artist Lisa Park creates an interactive performance art piece where she vibrates water with her mind. She does this using a combination of an EEG [Electroencephalography] headset which measures the brain’s electrical activity and processing with Max/MSP and Reaktor.

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What Does A Dying Star Sound Like?

Dr. Jon Miller, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Michigan and his team, set out to learn what a star being shredded by a super massive black hole 3.9 billion light years away might sound like.

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Sound Explored By SoundCloud

Sound is one our favorite topics of discussion here at Shocklee so it was nice to come across this promotional video that our friends at SoundCloud put together where music creators such as Martyn Ware, Imogen Heap, Moby and Tim Exile talk about sound around them.

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The Speed Of Light Has Been Broken…Time Travel Could Be Next So Brush Up On Some Physics

Scientists in Geneva, Switzerland revealed today that they have broken the light barrier. You know what that means…we’re seriously one step closer to time travel!

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WAR

Until that day…

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A Sculpture-Like MegaPhone For Your iPhone

This Analog MegaPhone for iPhone by Italian product design firm en & is Design is a pretty cool minimal sculpture-like piece of art that functions as a megaphone/gramaphone for today’s iPhone era.

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