Naked Scientists Podcast

Naked Scientists episode

Sun, 12th Nov 2006

Science of Sound, Music and Voices

This week we explore the science of sound including the mathematics of music and the geometry of jazz with mathematicians Professor Tim Gowers from Cambridge University, and Professor Robin Wilson from the Open University. We also get to the bottom of why helium makes your voice go all squeaky, we nail a crook by using the sound of his voice in an audio line up, and Dr Kirsty McDougall from Cambridge University explains where accents come from.

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