Lava Music

Volcano erupting at night

Wow! I LAVA this song! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Volcanoes rumble and grumble all the time, creating extremely low-frequency sounds. But – listen! Are they actually playing the “music of the night?” Jeffrey Johnson from Boise State University and an international team explored

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Sound Bites

White Spotted Ray

CRUNCH! Who’s eating all the popcorn shrimp? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Sea critters have NO patience for shucking shellfish! Many predators munch straight through the hard shells. And like kids sneaking chips in class, wild shell chompers leave no evidence behind! So –

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Forest is Calling

Forest with sun light coming from the side

Ring ring! It’s a call from… the forest? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. “If a tree falls in the forest, and nobody’s around, does it make a sound?” Let’s find out! The forest called to Sarab Sethi [SAH-rahb SEH-thih] and colleagues from Imperial College

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Noise Pollution

Don’t forget to dry your hands! WHAT? What’d you say?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Many public restrooms have electric hand dryers. It saves trees and cuts down on trash! But those noisy contraptions have little kiddos covering their ears! Young scientist Nora Louise

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Telephone Champs

Who’s better at playing telephone – Schroeder or Charlie Brown? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Playing telephone – it’s tricky! You swear you heard that you won a new Toyota. Sorry – that’s a new toy YODA! Yun Nan from Beijing Normal University tested

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