Sound, Vibration & Acoustics Digest #6

There’s a distinct coffee “flavour” to our latest digest with two stories related to the bean. We hope you enjoy the articles we’ve found and as always please leave your comments down below or suggest any good articles that you’ve come across that we could include in future posts.

20 Things You Didn't Know About... Noise

20 Things You Didn’t Know About… Noisehttp://discovermagazine.com/2014/june/24-20-things-you-didnt-know-about-noise1. The Big Bang was noiseless. Everything in the universe expanded uniformly, so nothing came into contact with anything else. No contact, no sound waves.

Coffee Bean Acoustics

Coffee Bean Acousticshttp://www.cnbc.com/id/101694658#_gusPeople around the world are drawn to coffee’s powerful allure– for its beloved smell, taste, and the caffeine boost it provides.

Watch Sodium and Water Levitate and Collide

Watch Sodium and Water Levitate and Collidehttp://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/1307016-levitation-acoustic-soundwaves-physics-science/Engineers in Switzerland have successfully levitated both a particle of instant coffee and a droplet of water using high frequency sounds to make them collide. The result was a very tiny cup of coffee.

Large Hadron Collider: scientists create sound of ‘God particle’ - Telegraph

Large Hadron Collider: scientists create sound of ‘God particle’ – Telegraphhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/large-hadron-collider/7848453/Large-Hadron-Collider-scientists-create-sound-of-God-particle.htmlSounds set to be made by the subatomic “God” particle at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have been simulated by scientists aiming to make the £6bn experiment more accessible.
BBC News - Grown hearing-hairs 'beat' deafness in mice

BBC News – Grown hearing-hairs ‘beat’ deafness in micehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20960418Tiny hairs in the ear which detect sounds have been regenerated to reverse deafness for the first time, say US researchers in the journal Neuron.
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Chris Mason

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My passion for technology and innovation began as a teenager with Sinclair ZX80's, Commodore PETs & Apple ]['s. This became a career in software development, product development, team leadership, web development, and marketing. Now I am a General Manager responsible for growth, innovation, strategy & leadership. I gained an HND in Maths, Stats & Computing from Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1983 and completed an MBA at the University of Winchester in 2019 where I focused on innovation and strategy.
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