Human Echolocation

image by jplenio, courtesy of Pixabay

Echolocation is a way of visualizing space through sound waves.

Most people associate with echolocation with bats, who make distinct, high frequency screeches. In regards to volume, some bat calls can be as loud as 120 decibels. That ultrasonic frequency is louder than a smoke detector and may even cause severe damage to human hearing.

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Catherine Rasgaitis

Catherine Rasgaitis

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