Photo credit: Pixabay by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This report from IFL Science discusses what the sun might sound like. Sound is defined as "vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person's or...
Photo credit: Jan Kopřiva by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition It has long been thought that snakes can perceive vibrations in the ground but can’t hear because they don’t have ears. The ability to sense vibrations is acutely developed, allowing some species...
Not all loud sounds in the city are bad. Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the good sounds she looks forward to during the lockdown.
Dr. Daniel Fink asks if the government can dictate that electric cars must make sound, why can’t it enforce existing laws against overly loud vehicles?
A special issue of the journal Curator is devoted to sound and noise. And inspiring them to address this topic was The Quiet Coalition’s Dr. Arline Bronzaft.
Universal design aims to design spaces and things for everyone to use. So why aren’t public spaces designed to let everyone hear and be heard?
An exciting new product out of Sweden promises to deliver noise abatement with an attractive, chemical-free, and biodegradable product made from plants.
The sound of winter is starkly different in rural Maine than Manhattan. Jennifer Finney Boylan reflects on the difference and her appreciation of the sound of nothing at all.
“A Quiet Place” is so quiet that audience members are afraid to eat their popcorn because the deafening silence. Hear, hear!