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Nov 23, 2015 11:55 AM ET
The dominance of vinyl records is long past, but there was a time when the shiny black discs held everyone's favorite tunes. It took a lot of trial and error before music could be stored on the opaque medium and people could spin their hits.
Nov 17, 2015 11:41 AM ET
Even when you use your cool stereo or your gigantic HDTV, does the sound ever come across a bit, well, flat? How do we put the "real" in sound? Enter 3D audio.
Sep 24, 2015 04:15 PM ET // Renee Morad
Interior architecture students in Estonia used three giant wooden megaphones to create a surround sound effect in the woods. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2014 05:07 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Hear the high-tech reverberations of instruments, beatboxing, random whoops and yelps, gunshots and even your own sounds. Continue reading →
May 23, 2014 12:09 PM ET
If you've ever been amazed at the thought of a human voice shattering glass (and, really, why wouldn't you be?), here's your chance to see how it's done.
Apr 22, 2014 02:11 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A rainforest soundscaper's free smartphone application invites citizens worldwide to record snippets of local sound on Earth Day. Continue reading →
Apr 7, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Salt, ships and dead zones confuse sounds of MH370's black box.
Feb 5, 2014 09:08 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Surveillance agencies could use the technology for one-way communication. Continue reading →
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