Featured in winter 2019
Why ASMR calms some people down and sends others into a rage
The seemingly opposite conditions of autonomous sensory meridian response and misophonia could have quite a lot in common.
Decipher mysterious sounds with this matching game
From movie sound effects to cryptic waveforms, sound takes on many forms.
This sound illusion puts the scary in scary movies
Weird undertones aren’t for the faint of heart.
Even plants pick up on good vibes
They’re a funky bunch, according to Shrek Chalasani.
How humans can echolocate like bats
And how it changes the brain in the process.
The secret to noise-canceling headphones is making more noise
To block out sound, you need to know about all the odd clangs in this world.
Whale earwax holds the ocean’s deepest secrets
Icky marine relics make it clear we have a lasting impact on all animals in the sea.
Is it loud in the ocean?
Evidence suggests our ruckus has a profound impact on marine life.
The science behind a firework’s big ka-boom
Come on let your colors burst.
Dissecting a lightning strike, from flash to boom
The steps that lead from a charged sky to that signature bolt.