Science Matters
10:49 am
Fri July 26, 2013

The Human Voice: How Can Something So Tiny Sound So Loud?

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It's a miracle: a small flap of skin about the size of a dime or a quarter can produce sound which will fill a room when modulated by vocal folds and our body's resonant cavities. Professors McCoy and Henshaw explore how this is possible.

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