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December 29, 2008


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just marvellous, this has not received the rep it deserves. just lovely x


beautiful! love it!


If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to here it, the tree does NOT make a sound. Sound is simply vibrations passing through the air that ears interpret as sound. WIth no ears to pick up the vibrations, there is no "sound"


@Sef you said it yourself, "Sound is simply vibrations passing through the air". Just because an ear is not there to hear it does not make the vibrations that are going throughout the air not sound. There is a sound, its just that no one can hear it.


If a tree falls in the woods, does it make a sound? Of course it does. How do you know? Nobody is there to here it. The law's of nature dictate that it will make a sound. Not only will it make a sound, it will cause a minor vibration near it in and on the ground. Does only humans count towards hearing it? What about the animals and insects? What about the grasses and understory trees and shrubs that get damaged while it falls. Maybe the question should be. Do the plants feel pain when the tree falls on them? When you are in a complete vacuum, and try to speak to the person standing right near you, can you be heard? Can you hear yourself?


No, marcel. The laws of nature dictate that the tree falling will cause compression waves to form that would be interpreted as sound if there are ears present to hear it. No ears, no sound.

S. White

Truly stunning video! I love anything to do with time lapse. Thanks for sharing this.

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