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Science Happens In Places That Are Beautiful By Accident

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Anechoic chamber at the Harvard Acoustics Research Laboratory. "An anechoic chamber is also a kind of prosthesis, serving to eliminate sound reflections in a room.  Bell Labs built the first one, and Harvard's Acoustics Research Laboratory also built one.  ( See Beranek's Box  by Laci Videmsky for a short film on the anechoic chamber at Harvard  )  John Cage famously sat in Harvard's anechoic chamber for a period of time and emerged with a striking observation: I heard two sounds, one high…

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“World’s Quietest Room” at Orfield Labs' Anechoic Chamber in Minneapolis, MN. 10-min Facility Tours on Fridays for a suggested $20 food shelf donation. Call 612-721-2455.

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from The Sound Blog

Does an anechoic chamber cause hallucinations?

Does an anechoic chamber cause hallucinations? by acousticengineering: In a very quiet anechoic chamber(echo free), no sound from the outside world enters you ear canals. That does not mean, however, that you hear silence. You might hear the blood gently pumping through your head, or a high-pitched hiss caused by spontaneous firings of the auditory nerve... #Acoustics #Anechoic_Chamaber

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Microsoft's Anechoic Chamber: The Place Where Sound Goes To Die

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