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Engineers create synthetic, sound-silencing structure that blocks 94% of sounds (Eurekalert)
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Engineers create synthetic, sound-silencing structure that blocks 94% of sounds (Eurekalert)

Boston University researchers, Xin Zhang, a professor at the College of Engineering, and Reza Ghaffarivardavagh, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, released a paper in Physical Review B demonstrating it's possible to silence noise using an open, ringlike structure, created to mathematically perfect specifications, for cutting