Why Is There No Sound in Outer Space?

Answer

The reason why there is not sound in outer space is because it is a vacuum. Sound travels faster in air therefore, the presence of a vacuum inhibits sound movement.
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1 Additional Answer
Sound needs a medium in order to exist. However, there is no medium in space. Therefore, sound cannot exist in space. The movie scenes depicting noisy explosions in space are just not realistic. You can find more information here: http://students.ed.uiuc.edu/ljgriffi/project/grifunit8/NotesSound.htm
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