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Scientists discover reach of whale song vibrations

  • COURTESY T. ARAN MOONEY, WHOI, NMFS PERMIT 1468

    A humpback whale surfaces to breathe between bouts of song off Maui. Researchers who observed a group of the whales were surprised to find particle motion of their songs traveled farther than thought.

If a new study by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is correct, the power of whale song, like much great music, has everything to do with feel. Read more

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