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www.sciencealert.com/sound-can-travel-through-space-after-all-but-we-can-t-hear-it

Oct 30, 2015 ... Sound Can Travel Through Space After All - But We Can't Hear It ... the potential to carry sound waves - we just aren't able to listen to them.

idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/topics/sound/facts.cfm

Sound vibration must travel through matter. This is typically air. When you say, " Hello," to a friend, the air parts (called molecules) vibrate in small waves which ...

www.quora.com/Why-cant-sound-waves-travel-through-space

A wave only occurs because particles are “springy” and push against each other. They like their space. So, when you disturb one of a group of them by pushing.

physics.stackexchange.com/questions/37823/why-cant-light-pass-through-walls-but-sound-can

Sep 20, 2012 ... Sound waves are certainly reflected by a wall, otherwise you wouldn't hear an echo from it, but not all the sound is reflected so some travels ...

www.explainthatstuff.com/sound.html

Jun 21, 2016 ... ... speed (it's so fast that you can't usually see it), forcing the air all around it to vibrate as well. ... Sound, however, cannot travel through a vacuum: it always has to ... Animation of a longitudinal wave (how sound waves travel).

www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Physical-Science-Concepts-For-Middle-School/section/5.32

Nov 1, 2012 ... Definition of sound, what sound waves are, how they are generated and what media they can travel through.

www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827804-600-sound-can-leap-across-a-vacuum-after-all

Sep 29, 2010 ... Sound waves are travelling vibrations of particles in media such as air, water or metal. So it stands to reason that they cannot travel through ...

socratic.org/questions/how-do-sound-waves-travel-through-solids

Nov 18, 2014 ... Sound waves are longitudinal waves, they propagate though space from particles colliding with each other. Gases are less dense than liquids ...

www.physicscentral.com/experiment/physicsathome/space-sound.cfm

Hollywood directors love using sound effects in outer space for added drama, ... Radio waves travel perfectly fine through a vacuum because they are a type of ...