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2014-10-16 03:00:45

A team of engineers at NASA’s Langley Research Center is on a mission to make tomorrow’s aircraft easier on the ears.

2014-10-15 12:27:54

"Enhanced Acoustic Sensing through Wave Compression and Pressure Amplification in Anisotropic Metamaterials" published in Nature Communications COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct.

2014-10-07 23:11:15

Acoustiblok’s sound abatement products are continuing to gain approval as an effective weapon against many types of industrial noise.

2014-10-02 08:29:05

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc.

2014-09-30 23:22:03

Great looks combine with superior acoustic performance from WoodTrends Agawam, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Sound Seal—the experts in acoustic control—now

2014-09-24 23:13:23

Custom-designed enclosure quiets granulator at plastics manufacturer. Agawam Ma (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 As part of an on-going commitment to address

2014-09-19 12:23:33

CHASKA, Minn., Sept.

2014-09-18 23:06:49

Unique Approach Reduces Steep Learning Curves and Skill Decay Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014


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2010-09-24 18:11:38

A tuning fork, formed of a two-pronged fork, is an acoustic resonator with prongs formed from a U-shaped bar of elastic metal. When struck against a surface it resonates at a specific constant pitch emitting a pure musical tone after waiting a moment for some high overtones to die out. The length of the prongs determines the particular pitch of the fork. Most of the time it is used as a standard of pitch to tune other musical instruments. In 1711, John Shore invented the tuning fork. The...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.