Characterizing noise in the global nuclear weapon monitoring system
Under the auspices of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, a worldwide monitoring system designed to detect the illegal testing of nuclear weaponry has been under construction since 1999. The International ...
Getting to the bottom of wind turbine noise
University of Adelaide researchers are developing a sophisticated wind turbine experiment to investigate exactly how wind turbines produce noise.
Owls' ability to fly in acoustic stealth provides clues to mitigating conventional aircraft noise
Owls have the uncanny ability to fly silently, relying on specialized plumage to reduce noise so they can hunt in acoustic stealth. Researchers from the University of Cambridge, England, are studying the owl's wing structure ...
All-optical quantum computation, step 1: A controlled-NOT photonic gate
New 'hearing' maps are real conversation starters
Innovative sound-mapping software based on human hearing has been developed to help architects design out unwanted noise.
Twinkling nanostars cast new light into biomedical imaging
(PhysOrg.com) -- Purdue University researchers have created magnetically responsive gold nanostars that may offer a new approach to biomedical imaging.