Silent snow, secret snow

Silent snow, secret snow

February 27, 2020 Health, Hearing, News & updates

❄️❄️❄️American writer Conrad Potter Aiken published “Silent Snow, Secret Snow” in Autumn 1932. There’s something to that.❄️❄️❄️

Fresh snow absorbs sound lowering ambient noise over a landscape. The trapped air between snowflakes attenuates vibration which is why it gets so quiet when it snows.

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