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2013-Jul-29, 04:00 PM
Shhhh, shhh. You can stop screaming. That’s because nobody can hear you … in space. But why not? How does sound work here on Earth, and what would it sound like on other planets? Click here to download the episode. Or subscribe to: astronomycast.com/podcast.xml with your podcatching software. “Sound” on the Astronomy Cast website, with [...]

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2013-Jul-30, 09:57 AM
Excellent podcast in my view but I still have difficulty in imagining how an "occurence" may sound on another planet.
For example how would a boulder rolling down a Martian crater sound?Just a difference in tone,or something else.
How does the noise of wind drift sound?What about the sound of a gentle breeze?Why does Curiosity rover have no listening devices?
As you can tell,I'm not a scientist!