MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS

August 2021 Newsletter: Science or Snake Oil?

The audiophile world is replete with dubious products that claim to provide ultra-high fidelity sound with eye-popping price tags accompanying them. But what has research shown? Has anyone been able to apply scientific principles to find methods within this madness?

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July 2021 Newsletter: The Cat’s Meow

2020 was a tough year for almost all of us, but the pandemic may have been one of the best things to happen to shelter animals as many were adopted to combat the loneliness and isolation of shelter-in-place orders. While

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June 2021 Newsletter: Not So Good Vibrations

The effects of vibration in buildings and other structures are well catalogued – from interfering with the calibration of lab equipment to catastrophic collapse. However, vibration can affect more than just buildings in harmful ways; prolonged exposure to vibration can

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March 2021 Newsletter: Mars Bars

With the world watching, Perseverance successfully touched down on Mars on February 18, 2021. This car-sized rover is there to identify signs of ancient life, collect soil and rock samples, and test oxygen production to prepare for future crewed missions.

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January 2021 Newsletter: New Year Same Ears?

Our December 2020 Newsletter included a variety of headphone recommendations for work, pleasure, and working out.  However, even acousticians can get carried away with volume levels in an attempt to get “more bass to the face”.  Metropolitan Acoustics challenges you to add

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