The device that contained the speaker and the microphone was contained in a lightweight styrofoam box. To make sure it wasn't the box itself that transmitted the sound, the device had to be isolated from the box. Gad constructed a special lightweight structure to hold the speaker and the microphone and to isolate them from each other physically. The experiment was going well, and once it reached an altitude of about 33 kilometers Experiment over.
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At that altitude, the air is much less dense. According to the data, at that altitude, the screams were barely audible. Some of the payload's electronics failed on the way down. It was outfitted with three tracking systems, but two failed during its parachute-slowed descent. Luckily, the third tracking system, Android's Find My Phone app, was still functioning. Gad's former lecturer at Brunel who originally inspired him to launch the balloon.
But as the minutes passed it started to read it more and more accurately — and then it pin-pointed it right here, in the middle of a field. The experiment gathered some other data, too.
On-board sensors measured carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide as it ascended. It also measured ozone concentrations as it rose through the ozone layer.
But mostly, it was about the screaming. And according to the team, it had stopped screaming by the time it reached the ground, unscathed.
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Smith, who first broadcast the results — now available on the Naked Scientists podcast — of the project on Tuesday evening. I think I've probably suffered irreparable hearing damage because of this. This article is republished from Universe Today under a Creative Commons license.
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