Researchers keep ear to the snow
New-fallen or slushed, it offers a study in acoustics, an accumulation of sound data.
Inquirer Staff Writer
Freshly fallen snow is really nature's white-noise machine.
That's right. It really is quiet after a snowfall, and not just because everyone is hiding indoors.
Scientists have discovered that in the first hours after a snowfall, the flakes possess a rare acoustic quality, the ability to absorb sound waves.
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