The Sounds Of Science

Trevor Cox investigates the science of sound research.

Episodes

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01Bad Vibes And Good Vibrations20071024

Why do we find some sounds pleasant while others grate on the ears? The answer leads unexpectedly to the origins of music via some Tamarin monkeys, a remote tribe in Cameroon and the home of JS Bach.

02 LASTThe Secret Life Of Sound20071031

Trevor explores some of the stranger places where acousticians carry out research, from outer space to the singing sand dunes of Morocco and the abandoned nuclear power station at Chernobyl.