The Hunt For The Hum

Bill Bailey explores the phenomena of low frequency noise, and goes in search of apparently mysterious 'hums' that have been heard from Tokyo to Toronto, and Beijing to Bristol.

Engineers, hospital consultants, acoustics experts and sperm whales all play their part in a strange and occasionally sad story of industrialisation and noise pollution.

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Bill Bailey explores the phenomena of low frequency noise, and goes in search of apparently mysterious 'hums' that have been heard from Tokyo to Toronto, and Beijing to Bristol.

Engineers, hospital consultants, acoustics experts and sperm whales all play their part in a strange and occasionally sad story of industrialisation and noise pollution.

Bill Bailey asks why low frequency noise can cause problems for both humans and whales.

Bill Bailey explores the phenomena of low frequency noise, and goes in search of apparently mysterious 'hums' that have been heard from Tokyo to Toronto, and Beijing to Bristol.

Engineers, hospital consultants, acoustics experts and sperm whales all play their part in a strange and occasionally sad story of industrialisation and noise pollution.