The Science of ‘Yanny or Laurel’

Do you hear Yanny or Laurel in this clip? The audio took social media by storm and divided friends and coworkers (including the Popular Science office) We asked sound experts to analyze the clip to get a definitive, scientific answer.

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Jason Lederman

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Sara Chodosh

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Some book recommendations from what I have read and enjoyed over the past few years. Part 2, Textbook recommendations – http://youtu.be/9mIj020lNq4

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Fran’s video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xcww8z_RxcY

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Quantum – http://bit.ly/kumarquantum
6 Easy Pieces – http://bit.ly/feynman6easy
6 Not So Easy Pieces – http://bit.ly/feynman6notsoeasy
Alex’s Adventures in Numberland – http://bit.ly/alexadventures
In Search of Schrodinger’s Cat – http://bit.ly/gribbincat
The Elegant Universe – http://bit.ly/greeneelegantuniverse
The Strangest Man – http://bit.ly/strangestman

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I am Simon, a fourth year physics student at St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford. I try my best to help applicants to Oxbridge with answers from the other side of the fence and, where possible, make videos that people will find useful.

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