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Water and Sound

Cynthia_BarnettWe speak with environmental journalist Cynthia Barnett about how regular rainfall shaped everything from our religions to our civilizations to our very bodies – and how it’s not going to be regular for much longer. Plus: an acoustic engineer’s guide of some of the world’s great sound phenomena, from Stonehenge to a highway in California.

Guests:

  • Cynthia Barnett, author of Rain: A natural and cultural history
  • Trevor Cox, author of The Sound Book: The science of the sonic wonders of the world  

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