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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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What Makes Sand Dunes Sing

November 11th, 2015

Episode 358 of 601 episodes

Engineers at Caltech discovered that for sand dunes to produce sound they need a dry layer on top that amplifies internal frequencies during sand movement. Christopher Intagliata reports

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