Archive for March, 2007

Sound Bite

Saturday, March 24th, 2007 | Physics and Music, Science Snacks | Comments Off

The latest experiment of “Physics and Music”: Bite on a music-box! Read more:
Sound bite
orgmusicboxsound.mp3

Room Acoustics

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007 | Physics and Music, Science Snacks | Comments Off

Playing a pure 200 Hz tone on two speakers created an unexpected sound scape in the Berkeley lecture room:
room acoustics

Signal and Noise Game

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007 | Physics and Music, Science Snacks | Comments Off

A new game on “Signal and Noise”: We made up sentences (a signal) and then randomly replaced letters (we added noise to the signal). Here are some examples, try to guess what the original sentence said:
Gon towee eogy looking
Eudolph soe red noae
(click on comments to see the answers)

Take it outside!

Sunday, March 11th, 2007 | Science Snacks, Take it outside, Workshops for Teachers | Comments Off

Just came home from the “Take it Outside” workshop with Bob Miller, Modesto, and Linda. The weather was perfect! Have a look at the pictures
Oscillations