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What Makes Things Sound Nice or Horrible? (The Science Of SOUND!) With Prof Trevor Cox

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What Makes Things Sound Nice or Horrible? (The Science Of SOUND!) With Prof Trevor Cox

On this episode of Excited Science, Trevor explains what makes music sound great (to certain people…) and what makes things universally sound horrid.

 
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The Guest: 

Trevor Cox is a British academic and science communicator, a Senior Media fellow for EPSRC, and was President of the Institute of Acoustics for the 2010–2012 period.

Cox holds a degree in Physics and a PhD in Acoustics. He entered the field of acoustics because of an interest in music and his science background. He has been an academic in Acoustics Department at the University of Salford since 1995 and currently holds the position of Professor of Acoustic Engineering.

 

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