Pew pew pew. The physics of your favourite blaster sound.

I came across this awesome video from SKUNK BEAR explaining how the sound engineers on the Star Wars movies came up with the sound of those iconic blasters and I knew I had to share it with you. Now I also want to go throw stones at a frozen lake and dig out a slinky. […]

Better storm prediction by knowing more about raindrops

Did you know that knowing the size of raindrops can help scientists better predict storm behaviour and the after effects of storms in different regions? The GPM mission is designed to help do just that.

Tsunami’s

Listen to this: According to Wikipedia: A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. “harbor wave”;[1] English pronunciation: /tsuːˈnɑːmi/[2]) , also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large […]