You’re a Wonder: How Your Ear Works
Why temporary deafness is good for you, or what sound waves have to do with the smallest bone in the body.
By Maria Popova
Yesterday, mathemagician Vi Hart dazzled us with math of noises and science of sound, frequency and pitch. Today, we turn to a complementary short excerpt from BBC’s fascinating Inside the Human Body series, explaining the marvel of human hearing. Listen and learn.
Published August 25, 2011