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Researchers measure Big Ben's bong

A team from the University of Leicester's Department of Engineering has, for the first time ever, vibration-mapped the famous London bell Big Ben in order to reveal why it produces its distinct harmonious tone.

dateMar 03, 2017 in Engineering
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Ding dong measurement on high

Bells are a popular source of festive delight during the Christmas period – and now beautiful images showing in unprecedented detail how bells vibrate to make a harmonious sound have been produced by the commercial team ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Engineering
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