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Sound Restoration

June 10, 2015 • 05:31

Experimental physicist Carl Haber restores antique audio recordings too old, fragile, or damaged to be otherwise replayed——including recordings made in wax, soot, and foil. Using optical scanning technologies from his work at CERN in Switzerland, Haber has recovered and preserved a diverse collection of deteriorating sonic artifacts, voices from the past that otherwise would have been lost.

 
 

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