The Sound Book

The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World

by Trevor Cox

Hardcover, 331 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $26.95 | purchase

Purchase Featured Book

Title
The Sound Book
Subtitle
The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World
Author
Trevor Cox

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

NPR Summary

A professor of acoustic engineering provides a tour of the world's most amazing sound phenomena, including creaking glaciers, whispering galleries, stalactite organs, musical roads, humming dunes, seals that sound like alien angels and a Mayan pyramid that chirps like a bird.