City Sounds- A New Source of Energy?

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Could the sound pollution in a city be a viable energy source?

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Question for the Science of the City Video contest. This video explains the nature of sound energy, which is really just traveling kinetic energy, and usually travels through air. Then it asks the question- could sound pollution be harvested and used for electricity? With what sort of device?


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