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March 7, 2010

It’s not as quiet as you think…

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1268006376 ) Play

What are all the noises?

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Cracked by Thejas V R , Shwetha Maiya , sidsen , Logik and Rogi

Answer:

http://spaceweather.com/glossary/inspire.html – Sferics, tweeks and whistlers and other “sounds” picked up by VLF receivers. Essentially, the sound of mother nature herself in the radio spectrum!


9 Responses to “It’s not as quiet as you think…”

  1. Whistlers?


  2. Auroral Sounds

    http://auroralsounds.tripod.com/

    This has more to do with light than with lightning. So not sure of the answer!


  3. sidsen
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    sferics tweeks and whistlers


  4. ICE!!!!
    these sounds are made by the ice surface!!


  5. change of answer, it isn’t ice, rather the sound heard before lightning strikes


  6. Logik
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    VLF radio generated by lightning.
    also known as whistler.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistler_(radio)


  7. Rogi
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    Sferics, tweeks and whistlers… Oh My!


  8. shrik
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    Electrophonic sounds – sounds produced by direct conversion of electromagnetic radiation into audible sound, in clear contradiction to the physical laws of normal sound propagation.


  9. shenoyvarun86
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    Noise Prior to Lightning Strike? (The clue is obviously a reference to “lull before the storm”)
    http://answers.google.com/answ.....48659.html


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