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(The music was) Faraway, so close

So I was listening to the sound check for the upcoming U2 concert yesterday from my house, which is just over 2km from the stadium. I could tell that the sound was immensely loud at the source even though it wasn't rattling my windows or anything. How did I know it was a huge sound at a distance rather than coming from nearby? What auditory cues tell us this?
posted by Miss Otis' Egrets on Nov 22, 2010 - 8 answers

Can we hear the sun?

A question from my five year old: What noise does the sun make? [more inside]
posted by Miss Otis' Egrets on Nov 11, 2008 - 22 answers

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