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Create a sound system for music only you can hear.
Did you know that gravitational waves originating from outer space actually carry enough force to stretch and compress our planet?
Is pure water colorless?
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off.
Sand reveals vibrations that are normally invisible.
Combine beats and melodies in a musical conversation.
Talk, clap, yodel, yell—your sounds bounce back at you.
These simple glass tubes separate the sounds of the Exploratorium into distinct tones.
A piece of fabric undulates in complex ways.
Shadows made with laser light have light and dark bands.
You see transparent objects because they bend light.
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