Fun Fact Friday: Quack Science


Did you know that research has been done to prove, once and for all, whether a duck’s quack produces an echo? It’s true! There’s an old wive’s tale that states that a duck’s quack doesn’t echo. Acoustics researcher Jonathan Hargreaves, at the University of Salford in England, conducted complex experiments to determine the truth of the matter. With the help of Daisy the duck, Hargreaves sets out to solve the question that most of us have never asked, “Does a duck’s quack echo?”

Want to know more? Check out Weird Connections: Quack Science, on DE streaming!


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