Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics

Physicist Dr Helen Czerski turns her attention to the amazing world of sound in this intriguing and accessible two-parter

Physicist Dr Helen Czerski, who presented BBC4’s fascinating series on colour (The Spectrum of Science), turns her attention to the amazing world of sound in this intriguing and accessible two-parter.

From beautiful music to the weird noises a tree creates, Dr Czerski examines what sound is, how it’s made and what it can tell us about our world. Tonight, Dr Czerski has a close encounter with Big Ben, and observes as Lesley Garrett sings inside an MRI scanner.