Mystery of Greek Amphitheater’s Amazing Sound Finally Solved
"When I first tackled this problem, I thought that the effect ... was due to surface waves climbing the theater with almost no damping ... I didn't anticipate that the low frequencies of speech were also filtered out to some extent."
- Nico Declercq, mechanical engineer and researcher
Epidaurus, Greece - Cut the chatter!
The ancient mystery surrounding the great acoustics of the theater at Epidaurus in Greece has been solved.