International Year of Sound 2020

Sound and Society

Sound is omnipresent in our lives. Some sounds are useful, some are enjoyable. Some sounds are intrusive, some are hazardous


Past Top Stories

29 March 2019.   Declaration of 2020 as International Year of Sound

The International Commission for Acoustics has announced to its Member Societies and International Affiliates that an International Year of Sound will be held throughout the year 2020. It is hoped that the importance of sound in today’s world will reach every part of our planet in 2020.  The International Commission for Acoustics has started preparations […]

9 April 2018.   Communication between whales by sound

Whales make use of an underwater channel to communicate over long distances, hundreds, even thousands of kilometers.

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