[LMB] Noise

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 01:16:18 GMT 2020


YouTube has a series of ambient sounds from various starships in  Star
Trek,  Alien and various universes.

On Thu, Nov 12, 2020, 12:53 PM Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org> wrote:

> On 11/12/20 10:50 AM, Howard Brazee wrote:
> >
> > I wonder what Beta sounds like. I wonder what space ships sound
> > like.
>
> They both probably sound like air conditioning. Much like office
> buildings. Beta and space ships are artificial living environments.
>
> Consider that the Beta colonists spent at least 30 years in transit in
> their fusion ram-ship. They probably find the sound of air conditioning
> comforting and traditional.
>
> Now, outside on the surface of Beta we know it is breathable but sandy
> and hot. It probably has some wind noise and there might be animals.
>
> > We’re discovering how noise impacts different types of productivity
> > now, but do we know what noise and sounds we should have if we could
> > control them?
>
> That's a good point, and maybe instead of air conditioning noises,
> people in the future discovered that artificial air should sound like
> tree leaves rustling or something similar.
>
> Also, every two hours, plus-minus 15 minutes, there's an incredibly loud
> tiger roar just behind you. Promotes cardiovascular health!
>
>
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