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Snow as a sound absorber

  1. Mar 5, 2007 #1
    What is it about snow that makes everything so quiet after a snowfall?
     
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  3. Mar 5, 2007 #2

    marcusl

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    Lots of trapped air. It's a good insulator, too, for the same reason.
     
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