YEARS

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The rings on a cross section cut of a tree can tell scientists a lot about the conditions of its surroundings at different time periods as well as the overall age of the tree itself. But it can also help us tell what the tree sounds like thanks to this fancy record player-like contraption that uses light and some other electronics to transcode the rings in to piano notes.

 

 

 

Footnotes

  • Jeff

    They should spin in reverse & tell the real story, not this benjamin button shit. 

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Written By:

Jay B Sauceda

Date

January 24th, 2012

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