Set a world record for the duration of the echo




Set a world record for the duration of the echo

Specialist in acoustics from the British University of Salford Professor Trevor Cox was able to create and record the longest in the world echo, which lasted 112 seconds. experiment took place in an oil storage tank in Scotland.

To set this record, Trevor Cox went down in the dungeon with recording equipment, along with an employee of the Royal Commission on the ancient and historical monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) Allan Kilpatrick. Next Kilpatrick made blank shot from a pistol. Fixed duration was 112 seconds of reverb on a frequency of 125 hertz. However, records are count reverb at all frequencies, reports

Storage unit in which the experiment was conducted, was excavated in the rock in the years 1938-1941 and is a network of reservoirs, interconnected tubes. Storage was used until 1982, and now are found in his tour.

It should be noted that the previous world record for the length of the echo, according to the Guinness Book of Records, was recorded in 1970 and was 15 seconds. The action took place in the chapel in the mausoleum of Hamilton, also located in Scotland.
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