You Have to See What Sound Really Looks Like

We’re not talking about digital renderings of sound waves or synesthesia! This amazing video from NPR’s science tumblr Skunk Bear uses an interesting photographic technique to capture what it looks like when sound waves push against the air.

It’s incredible actually seeing the sound of hands clapping:


and being able to see sound vibrations leave a speaker!


Whether you’re a musician or a music lover, sound is a huge, yet normally invisible, part of your life. What do you think about these photos and video of sounds? Let us know in the comments below!


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