News tagged with whistle

How the kettle got its whistle

(Phys.org) —Researchers have finally worked out where the noise that makes kettles whistle actually comes from – a problem which has puzzled scientists for more than 100 years.

dateOct 25, 2013 in Soft Matter
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Spanish scientists march against spending cuts

Hundreds of Spanish scientists and their supporters marched through the streets of Madrid Friday as part of a nationwide protest against sharp government cuts to research and development which they say are forcing them to ...

dateJun 14, 2013 in Other
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Dolphins use diplomacy in their communication

Until now, the scientific community had thought that whistles were the main sounds made by these mammals, and were unaware of the importance and use of burst-pulsed sounds. Researchers from the Bottlenose Dolphin Research ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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