Acoustics

Traffic Noise Could Hurt More Than Your Ears

Traffic Noise Could Hurt More Than Your Ears

Urbanisation has its ups and downs, which mostly have to do with how the environment affects our physical wellbeing. Big cities have the best food, but they have pollution in many forms, and it turns out noise pollution is dangerous beyond causing harm to our hearing.

What’s The Loudest Sound In The Universe?

What’s The Loudest Sound In The Universe?

The human tolerance for sound is, on a galactic level, puny. Volcano eruptions, jackhammer-intensive construction work, My Bloody Valentine concerts, these tinnitus-inducing phenomena are barely whispers besides the majestic, roiling bursts and collisions going on in outer space. Of course, much of this activity is technically soundless, space’s atmosphere lacks…