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    The Man Who Designed Ghost Armies and Opera Houses

    The storied career of the centenarian and acoustician, Leo Beranek.

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    Why Pianos, and Monkeys, Can Never Really Play the Blues

    One of the last things you’d expect to see at a physics conference is a physicist on stage, in a dapper hat, pounding out a few riffs of the blues on a keyboard. But that’s exactly what University of Illinois professor J. Murray Gibson did at the recent March meeting of the American Physical Society […]