Scientists Use Sound To Make Objects Levitate

Posted by Trish Riley, January 20, 2010

Ever wonder why music can lift your spirits? Here’s an intriguing key to the mysteries of our minds, bodies and the universe. Sound lifts matter:

Scientists have developed a sound generator so powerful its shock waves can stun, and even kill people.

Another group of researchers have developed another unusual application for sound: a method of “acoustic levitation” that could help maintain colonies on Mars or the moon by using high-pitched sound waves to remove alien dust.

via Acoustic Levitation: Scientists Use Sound Make Objects Levitate (VIDEO).

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