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Is there sound in space?

This question may seems similar to a question already asked (Can you hear sound in space?) however, it is a very good question for the intellectually curious mind. So, is there sound in space? The answer is n...

How do Astronauts communicate in space?

In order for one to hear sound it must travel through air (gas particles) of which space has very few per cubic centimeter. Sound can only travel through a solid, liquid or gas. Space being an almost perfect ...

How does sound travel?

Sound is transmitted by particles (atoms or molecules) in a solid, liquid or gas colliding with each other. It is a wave which is created by vibrating objects and propagated through a medium (solid, liquid or...
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What is the Kinetic Molecular Theory of Matter?

The Kinetic Molecular Theory of Matter is a concept that basically states that atoms and molecules possess an energy of motion (kinetic energy) that we perceive as temperature. In other words, atoms and molec...