"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."
-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
Of SoundsOf Odours - SaporsOf SoundsThe Newton Project Knowledge Graph2020-10-08Journal
Quære, In what proportion the sound decreaseth in its progresse from the fountaine. viz: If the sound bee (a) at the distance (b) it shall be (a b bx x) at the distance x.
Why doth the sound of a Bell quaver or shake like a mans voyce? Because the Bell vibrates sometimes directly somtimes obliquly towars a man
How swiftly doe sounds move, & whither are acute or grave sounds the swifter?
Sounds, are much fainter in the exhausted receiver then in the open Aire. Boyle Exper 27.