Flame Challenge: What is Sound?

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Flame Challenge: What is Sound?

Full Program: 2016 World Science Festival | 01:15:07

Original Program Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016

Featuring Acoustician Whitney Coyle, Scientific Communications Expert Eddie Goldstein, and Bioacoustician Laura Kloepper with Actor, Author, Director Alan Alda Moderating

Alan Alda has issued this year’s challenge to the world’s top scientists: What is sound? In an action-packed hour of interactive demonstrations, Alan and a team of communication experts invite the audience to explore what we hear, how we hear, and what that means for different species. The program also highlights the winners of the 2016 Flame Challenge, in which video and written explanations of sound were judged for clarity’s sake…by 20,000 eleven year-olds.


Alan Alda

Alan Alda

Actor, Author, Director
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Whitney Coyle, Photo: Scott Cook

Whitney Coyle

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Eddie Goldstein

Scientific Communications Expert
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Laura Kloepper

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