Of SoundsOf Odours - SaporsOf SoundsThe Newton Project Knowledge Graph2020-10-08JournalOf Odours - SaporsQuære, 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. Continue reading…