March 24, 2004

Why We Don't Understand When the Fat Lady Sings

If you ever listen to opera, you have probably found that sopranos are very difficult to understand. Of course, if you don't understand Italian or German or whatever the language of the opera is, everybody is hard to understand, but even if you do know the language, sopranos are particularly difficult. There's an article in Physics Today that explains why.

Posted by Bill Poser at March 24, 2004 01:00 AM