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The Physics of the Violin

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Duration: 0:12:11 | Added: 13 Dec 2013
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Jesse Liu, winner of the the departmental Speaking Competition for undergraduates, gives a short talk on the physics of a violin.

The violin and elastic band are both string instruments. Yet what is it about the first that allows it to produce sounds many would regard as beautiful? I'll explore the physics behind music and the violin to illuminate this intersection of art and science.

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