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?
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
When we talk about acoustics, we are generally referring to architectural acoustics, the field of acoustics that deals with sound in and around buildings. However, the field of acoustics covers a broad range of physical phenomena as illustrated by Robert
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.
Philadelphia has not been much of a winter wonderland for the past few years; this year, however, Mother Nature has decided to make up for lost time. After a winter storm, there is always something calming about taking that first
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
Most of us have been relegated to spending our time at home for work and play, connecting with colleagues and family through virtual means. An important part of this less-than-ideal experience is the performance of our headphones. So, you may