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What’s the Loudest Possible Sound?

“What is the loudest possible sound? What about the quietest thing we can hear? And what do decibels measure, anyway?” This video from Joe Hanson and It’s Okay to Be Smart dives into the wide ranging and incredibly sensitive world of sound waves.

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Plus a visual treat: What Does Sound Look Like?

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