Artist Proves that Sound Waves Are Everywhere

There are all kinds of ways to make art of sound waves, but Anna Marineko takes them to a whole new level. In her Nature Sound Form Wave series, the artist shows the visual blending into the audio by juxtaposing the waves against photos and matching the color palettes exactly. [via My Modern Met] » 6/16/14 11:00pm 6/16/14 11:00pm

The universe shares an important property with chocolate syrup

What is the texture of the universe? Turns out that it's kind of gooey. A group of physicists have used sound waves to analyze matter in the cosmos, and found that its consistency is exactly the same as chocolate syrup. » 2/21/14 4:52pm 2/21/14 4:52pm

Use sound waves to make personalized jewelry

Go to this website, pick a material, send in an audio file. Get back jewelry in shape of the sound wave you gave them. It's simple, and oddly beautiful. » 1/12/14 7:30am 1/12/14 7:30am

When Alfred Loomis Created the Death Ray

Imagine Lex Luthor as a really nice guy and you'll be pretty close to understanding Alfred Loomis. He was a scientist and inventor, a businessman and investor, a wealthy and prominent man. And he also invented the "Death Ray." » 12/23/13 8:09am 12/23/13 8:09am

This weekend, learn to extinguish a candle with your voice

Got some free time and some candles? Try to extinguish a flame with your voice! We know it can be done, we're just not sure how it can be done. Maybe you'll have a breakthrough. Or maybe you'll just have a housefire. » 11/15/13 11:20am 11/15/13 11:20am

Watch how mercury completely flips out when it's blasted by sound

As the only metal that is liquid at room temperature, mercury is freaky even under normal conditions. But check out what happens to a blob of the stuff when it's exposed to a different audio frequencies. » 5/06/13 7:20am 5/06/13 7:20am

How to make a stream of water zig-zag using sound waves

This may look like a magic trick, but YouTube user Brusspup is just using the science of sound waves and camera frame rates to make this stream of water dance. » 3/13/13 11:20am 3/13/13 11:20am