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Cymatics Visual Representation of Music using Science - Nigel Stanford

This video is crazy cool. All of these effects are real -- no computer graphics.

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The thing at 3:30 is called a Rubens' Tube. You can measure the distance between the peaks or troughs of the flames to find the wavelength and frequency of the sound waves, among other things.

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This video stands up to multiple listens. And watchings. Very Calvin Harris-esque.

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