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Noise-Canceling Headsets Can Reveal Sniper's Location After A Single Shot

New smartphone-based technology promises to help soldiers and law enforcement officers determining the exact location of a shooter. The device makes use of shock waves produced by the firing of a weapon to pinpoint where the shot is coming from.

Wearable Tech May 14, 2019

Diamonds Are Not So Rare, If You Look Deep Inside Earth

Diamonds are not as rare as previously thought when taking a look at the entire geological picture of the planet. Scientists have discovered over a quadrillion tons of diamonds hidden deep inside the Earth.

Earth/Environment July 17, 2018

Sound Waves In Deep Ocean May Help Predict Tsunami

MIT researchers found a new and more reliable source of acoustic-gravity waves: surface-gravity waves. The study hopes to use the waves to predict tsunamis and potentially save lives.

Animals March 2, 2016

Drones Can Be Knocked Out of The Sky With Sound Waves

Researchers have figured out how to knock drones out of the sky using simple sound waves. The sound waves can disrupt the gyroscope in the drone, causing it to overcompensate and fly toward the ground.

FUTURE TECH August 5, 2015

Security Researchers Show Computers And Printers Can Be Hacked To Send Data As Sound Waves

Ang Cui, a lead researcher at Red Balloon security, demonstrated to reporters Wednesday (August 5) how standard equipment inside computers and printers can be hacked and data can be sent as sound waves.

August 5, 2015

Researchers Solve Mystery Behind Synchronized Swinging Of Clock Pendulums

A new study was finally able to detect how two pendulum clocks on the wall can move perfectly in sync with one another. Aside from putting an answer to an age-old question, the researchers believe that their findings could also help to boost available information regarding oscillators.

Energy July 25, 2015

Scientists Manage To 'Create' Images From Thunder Sound Waves

Scientists create images from thunder sound waves. The latest study will help scientists in improved weather forecasting.

Energy May 6, 2015

Extinguish Fire Without Water? These Guys Did It With Sound [Video]

Soon, you can take out that fire extinguisher in your kitchen and replace it with this new contraption.

Geek March 27, 2015

Now you can listen to the soundtrack of space on NASA's Soundcloud

NASA released a collection of audio clips that features the sounds of humans traveling into space. Acting as sound bites of history, the soundtrack of space is broken up into categories that include: 'Rocket Engine,' 'Space Shuttle Mission,' 'Apollo,' and 'Solar System and Beyond.'

Geek October 23, 2014

Ultrasound prevents stars from lying about their age to scientists

Researchers developed a method of distinguishing infant stars from adolescent stars and accurately determining their ages, previously a feat quite difficult to accomplish.

Space July 8, 2014

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