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68,777. There is in souls a sympathy with sounds. (Sympathy & Sound) William Cowper, The Task
8,590. The walls of Jericho fell and the city was sacked ... Could the Israelites have possessed advanced sound-wave technology? If so, where did it come from? (Aliens & Ancient Alien Theory & Jericho & Sound) Ancient Aliens: Alien Tech s2e6
8,591. Sound: Could there be evidence that such technology might also have been used for a more constructive purpose? Might it help to explain the existence of mammoth stone structures? (Aliens & Ancient Alien Theory & Sound) ibid.
8,593. How could ancient man have built such colossal structures? (Aliens & Ancient Alien Theory & Sound) ibid.
8,594. It is possible that early builders had access to the kind of acoustic technology that would allow for the transportation and careful placement of multi-ton boulders and stone blocks. (Aliens & Ancient Alien Theory & Sound) ibid.
8,595. Did ancient aliens using anti-gravity and sonic levitation technology help early humans build the ancient wonders of the world? (Aliens & Ancient Alien Theory & Gravity & Sound) ibid.
8,693. There are many ancient legends which suggest that some of the monuments were built with the help of acoustic levitation. (Aliens & Ancient Astronaut Theory & Monument & Sound) Giorgio A Tsoukalos
28,775. More than once during the Civil War newspapers reported a strange phenomenon: from only a few miles away a battle sometimes made no sound despite the flash and smoke of cannon and the fact that more distant observers could hear it clearly. These eerie silences were called acoustic shadows. (United States of America & US Civil War & Sound) Ken Burns, The Civil War: The Universe of Battle
51,790. With the coming of darkness everybody seems to be using sound. (Animals & Sound) David Attenborough, The Trials of Life X: Talking to Strangers
52,808. But more concerning is the possibility that ocean noise might be affecting a much wider cross-section of marine life. (Ocean & Sound) David Attenborough, Horizon: The Death of our Oceans? BBC 2010
79,282. The transmitter was a microphone as we know it today ... The wizard’s most spectacular trick was yet to come. Those are the first sounds ever recorded. The phonograph. (Light & Invention & Sound) Horizon: The Wizard Who Spat on the Floor, BBC 1972
88,927. The Edison factory manufactured music to their ears. ibid.
88,928. The phonograph was a commercial success and he imagined all kinds of ways to perfect it. ibid.
88,929. The Doppler Shift: Approaching, higher pitch, shorter waves; receding, lower pitch, longer waves. The Doppler Shift is just about symmetrical; whether source or listener moves the effect is there. Horizon: A Whisper From Space, BBC 1978
52,923. In 1997 something emerged from the ocean that has confounded scientists to this day. From deep within the Pacific Ocean came one of the loudest and most mysterious sounds ever recorded in the natural world ... The sound was nicknamed the Bloop. (Ocean & Sound) Weird or What? Ghost Ship
88,917. Researchers look for scientific answer to Taos [New Mexico] hum. News report
88,918. A disturbing low-frequency hum is emanating from the mountain town of Taos, New Mexico. Unexplained Mysteries
88,924. Mysterious terrifying booms are shaking local residents along the east coast of the United States. Unexplained Files, Discovery 2013
88,925. There are other reports from around the world of alarming explosive booms that no-one can explain. ibid.
88,926. Cape Fear: over the past three years Ivy and her neighbours have witnessed something remarkable at the same time as the booms: ‘orange glowing balls’. ibid.
88,919. I’ve heard of people committing suicide because of it [hum]. Winona Whitted, Taos resident, the Town Hum
88,920. The voice so sweet, the words so fair,
As some soft chime had stroked the air;
And though the sound were parted thence,
Still left an echo in the sense. (Sound & Voice) Ben Jonson, Eupheme 1640
88,921. Certain sounds can affect our circulation and nervous system ... Whatever change such vibrations cause extends to the mind of a person and also to the surrounding atmosphere, causing warmth or coolness. All this can be known by study and shown by practice. Swami Murugesu
88,922. You hear that, Mr Anderson? That is the sound of inevitability. It is the sound of your death. Goodbye, Mr Anderson. The Matrix 1999 starring Keanu Reeves & Laurence Fishburne & Carrie-Anne Moss & Hugo Weaving & Joe Pantoliano & Gloria Foster & Marcus Chong & Julian Arahanga & Matt Doran & Belinda McClory & Anthony Ray Parker & David Aston & Robert Taylor et al, directors Wachowskis
88,923. Slamming their doors, stamping their high heels, banging their irons and saucepans – the eternal flaming racket of the female. John Osborne, Look Back in Anger 1956
87,890. Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves. (Senses & Sound) Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
88,816. O what is that sound which so thrills the ear
Down in the valley drumming, drumming?
Only the scarlet soldiers, dear,
The soldiers coming. (Soldier & Sound) W H Auden, O What is That Sound 1936
88,820. On Earth the speed of sound is around 1,200 kilometres an hour. Known as Mac 1. Professor Brian Cox, Wonders of the Universe: Messengers
88,930. There is in souls a sympathy with sounds:
And as the mind is pitch’d the ear is pleased
With melting airs, or martial, brisk or grave;
Some chord in unison with what we hear
Is touch’d within us, and the heart replies. William Cowper
88,931. I don’t mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that’s how it comes out. Bill Hicks
88,932. The empty vessel makes the loudest sound. William Shakespeare, Henry V IV iv 73
89,883. ... with strange and several noises
Of roaring, shrieking, howling, jingling chains,
And more diversity of sounds, all horrible,
We were awaked. (Strange & Sound) William Shakespeare, The Tempest V i @235, Boatswain
88,933. Sound ... cannot travel across what we call a vacuum ... Light and our eyes that see it deal with the doings of the whole universe; sound belongs to the world only. I may talk of the universe of light, but I can only talk of the world of sound. William Bragg, The World of Sound 1921
88,934. A noise like of a hidden brook
In the leafy month of June,
That to the sleeping woods all night
Singeth a quiet tune. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner V:18
88,935. And filled the air with barbarous dissonance. John Milton, Comus
88,936. Sonorous metal blowing martial sounds,
At which the universal host up sent
A shout that tore hell's concave, and beyond
Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night. John Milton, Paradise Lost I:540
88,937. Their rising all at once was as the sound
Of thunder heard remote. ibid. II:476
91,370. The Titanic sank about 2:20 a.m. April 15, 1912, according to the records. I saw it slide down into the ocean to its horrible finish. The moment it sank left a memory of something that haunts me till this day. It was the eerie sound of the people groaning and screaming frantically for help, as they were hurtled into the icy water. Almost all died from the cold water. The sounds lasted for about 45 minutes and then faded away. (Titanic & Sound) Louis Garrett, Titanic survivor, cited Awake! magazine October 1981
92,324. In the deep nothingness of space the cosmic silence is broken. Galaxies, stars, planets and moons sing out with strange and alien music. (Universe & Sound) The Universe s7e1: Alien Sounds, 2012
92,325. In space no one can hear you scream ... A universe we can hear in all its variety. (Universe & Sound) ibid.
95,284. You hear in the distance quite a mild pop as the gun fired five miles away, and then a humming sound as it approached you through the air growing louder and louder until it was like the roar of an airplane coming in to land on the tarmac. (World War I & Sound & Gun) I Was There: The Great War Interviews, Yesterday 2015, Charles Carrington