New Styrofoam Cello Produces More Sound with Less Effort [MUST SEE]

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A student from the College of Ghent, in Belgium has discovered that a cello constructed from 1.5 cm thick styrofoam can produce more sound, with less effort than a regular wooden version.

The final year musical instrument manufacturing student was experimenting with ways of making a traditional cello louder, when he unearthed the rather unusual discovery.

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“At first I was surprised …. how could styrofoam amplify volume?… ‘ he has said, “ …. but once I built the prototype I discovered that indeed the sound waves were much stronger – and it was an opportunity I had to grasp.”

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THIS IS WHAT A STYROFOAM CELLO SOUNDS LIKE | FLANERSNERS.BE

 

 

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