Voice is an important facet of identity, but not everyone has one due to illness or injury. Two researchers have created a way to create custom voices by using donors like you.
If you could see sound, it would look something like this.
With powerful enough speakers, you can levitate (and deafen) just about anything.
A kid asked physicist John Cramer if anyone actually recorded the Big Bang. He said no, but then set out to make his own recreation.
Liquid metal is an awesome thing to play with. Mercury, the most common kind, is sort of toxic and will eventually drive you insane, but before that happens, you can make it do some amazing stuff: play music, and it dances.
Just when you thought the playground swing was one of the last sanctuaries for non-electronic child's play, this low-tech treasure is about to get an electronic makeover.
Imagine the next time you're watching the the Lakers vs. Celtics game and you can hear every little conversation that Kobe Bryant has with Ray Allen. The AudioScope, developed by physicists Morgan Kjølerbakken and Vibeke Jahr, can make that happen.
Amid all the blather about technical problems with the Google Nexus One superphone, there's one nugget of information that bodes well for its future: It's a great-sounding cellphone. Behind that superior sound is the Audience A1026 voice processor, picking up...
If Santa left a fancy new flat screen TV under your tree, by now you've probably figured out that most new TVs have pretty sucky sound quality compared to their awesome picture. In an effort to become increasingly sleek and...
Most people who own an iPod, also use some kind of docking audio system so to listen to their tunes at home. But why would you have a system that you need to put on a table, when the table...