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No sound can travel through space. Sound travels by vibrating adjacent molecules. The sound wave travels along these molecules until it dissipates with distance.

In the vacuum of space, there are no molecules (this is not considering celestial bodies like planets or meteors because they are not a part of the vacuum), so sound cannot travel.

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Where can sounds not travel?

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