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SMC 82: Aurora, Piracy, Elephants, and Boring Pop

Finland aurora study: are there sounds associated with the northern lights? 70 Percent of All Music Piracy Happens Offline. Study by the NPD group, a market research firm. The secrets of the elephant’s larynx. (NYTimes, Study) Video of elephant vocal folds. Video of elephants in wild making infrasonic calls. Modern pop: louder and “dumber?” Let’s […]

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SMC 50: Halloween show: Bats!!!!

 (click for da bigger version.) NEWS Chorus waves. (Science News) Main source of auroral precipitation. Chorus sounds courtesy U of Iowa PLASMA WAVE INVESTIGATION. New model predicts solar superstorm could disrupt satellites for years. NASA’s vid of the Halloween storm. ‘Dance Your PhD’ winner! .. BATS!!!!!!!! Echolocation summary. “How bats work.” Echolocation discovered in 1940. […]

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