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Krish Ahuja (r.) on his first job in 1966 at Rolls Royce’s Aero-Engine Division in Derby, United Kingdom. Photo provided by Krish Ahuja.
He Who Quieted The Deafening Jets

September 19, 2019

In 1969, the roar of a passing jet airliner broke a bone in Carolyn Brobrek’s inner ear, as…
Ford made a dog house? This kennel could keep your dogs calm even during fireworks (Video)

December 29, 2018

New Year celebrations are fantastic. Millions of people around the globe are excited to start a new calendar.…
New Probe Could Improve Sonic Boom Investigation

March 12, 2016

An air data probe intended to improve investigation of sonic booms is flying on the F-15B aircraft at…
New NASA CubeSat to Test Techniques for Eliminating the Noise

February 25, 2016

It’s getting noisier and noisier out there and now the cacophony of broadcast and other communications signals has…
Noise Cancelling Earplugs

January 27, 2016

QuietOn is an earplugs that have no wires and are small to fit in your ears, enabling you to…
Silent flights: How owls could help make wind turbines and planes quieter

June 22, 2015

A newly-designed material, which mimics the wing structure of owls, could help make wind turbines, computer fans and…
Keeping energy clean and the countryside quiet

June 16, 2015

Thanks to expertise garnered building space telescopes powerful enough to see exoplanets, large wind turbines are now generating…
The real science on wind farms, noise, infrasound and health

June 15, 2015

In a radio interview this morning, Prime Minister Tony Abbott raised what he described as the “potential health impacts” of…
Lightweight Membrane Can Significantly Reduce In-Flight Aircraft Noise

April 28, 2015

Riding in a helicopter or airplane can be a noisy experience for passengers. But researchers from North Carolina…
Low-vibration sawing and sanding

March 26, 2015

No matter whether it’s a drill or an oscillator, handheld power tools produce powerful vibrations. But a new…
High-pressure air fights aircraft noise – compressed air substantially reduces engine noise

March 1, 2015

The large blades of the fan dominate when looking at an aircraft engine from the front. They are…
Scientists seek to reduce deafening jet engine noise

March 28, 2013

Have you ever had a fighter jet fly over your home and the noise of the aircraft booms…
Researching helicopter engine noise

March 20, 2013

For the first time, researchers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) have…
Noise protection – multifunctional and aesthetical

January 15, 2013

Noise abatement is growing in importance, thus, the demand for better acoustic building components raises. Scientists are developing…
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