Weird Connections: Quack Science

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Does a duck's quack echo? This may not seem the pressing question in modern science, but that's what acoustics researcher Jonathan Hargreaves decided to find out. The answer may have world changing implications. This scientific journey starts with a duck and ends with cutting-edge, echolocation technology that could one day save the lives of fighter pilots in the skies.

Copyright: 2008
Grades: Gr. 6 - Gr. 12   cc