Tag: sound

Sound late on Mars

April 4, 2022

Finding that Mars has a slower speed of sound compared to Earth. The sound was recorded by microphones from the US space agency NASA’s Mars mission Perseverance. Sound travels on Mars at a speed of 240 meters per second. The speed on Earth is 343 meters. The study also explains that sound travels on the…

What is the maximum speed of sound?

September 30, 2021

We know the speed of light. Einstein found a limit to his theory of special relativity.But what is the maximum speed of sound? The speed of sound depends on its medium. It is a mechanical wave. Vibration in the medium causes the molecules in the medium to collide with each other to transfer energy.That is,…