Can An Amp Cook A Hot Dog?

Most car audio enthusiasts already know the answer to this question but a Rockford Fosgate rose to the challenge. Watch...

Sound Science: Microphones and Speakers

When the electrical current from an audio signal passes through its voice coil—a coil of wire capable of moving axially...

Sound Science: The Speed of Sound Experiments

The speed of sound is the distance travelled per unit of time by a sound wave as it propagates through...

Sound Science: What is Sound?

In physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as an acoustic wave, through a transmission medium such as a gas,...

Sound Science: Haas effect

The “precedence effect” was described and named in 1949 by Wallach et al. They showed that when two identical sounds...

Sound Science: Basics of Acoustics

Acoustic waves are a type of energy propagation through a medium by means of adiabatic compression and decompression. Important quantities...

Sound Science: Physics of the 3D Audio effect

3D audio effects are a group of sound effects that manipulate the sound produced by stereo speakers, surround-sound speakers, speaker-arrays, or headphones. This...

Sound Science: Our Audiophile Ears

Sound waves travel through the outer ear, are modulated by the middle ear, and are transmitted to the vestibulocochlear nerve...

Sound Science: Earful of Physics

Sound waves travel through the outer ear, are modulated by the middle ear, and are transmitted to the vestibulocochlear nerve...