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Extraordinary Desire: How Child Music Prodigies Are Made
SonicScientist

Extraordinary Desire: How Child Music Prodigies Are Made

This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist October 7th, 2013

Image by Flickr user David Simmonds

When I was just above child-age, and not at all close to being a prodigious musician, stories of musical child prodigies seemed to pop up like clockwork.

There I would be: Read more...

Focus and Power: An Ode to the Dynamic Microphone
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Focus and Power: An Ode to the Dynamic Microphone

This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, October 3, 2011.

Advertisers will have you believe that condenser microphones are the key to quality recordings. In the past, these super-sensitive transducers were the elite of the microphone world and commanded high prices. In recent years, it seems there’s Read more...

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