Syed Iftikhar Ali



Ciara Parker asked in Sound Waves, Science

Is silence a sound?

Yes. Go into a quiet room, and you’ll hear it. It’s a faint white noise, like you’d hear inside a seashell. When people were put inside a room with no sounds playing and asked whether or not they heard anything, 93% of them said they did. So I think it is entirely reasonable to say that silence does have a sound. If you are put into an anechoic chamber—that’s a special room padded...