Thursday, September 27, 2012

Two links

An alternative abstract browser for SfN 2012:

A great motivational blog about how to become successful in science. And I mean it: it really seems to be useful.

Here's one nice post / picture, as an example of what can be found there:

Tuesday, September 4, 2012


Here! The third applet on this page allows you to turn individual harmonics in the sound on and off:

The only problem with it that it doesn't allow you to choose amplitude of said harmonics, which makes them too loud. You can not simulate a flute or a clarinet for example. And you can not change the base frequency (not a hammond organ), which make make it a bit harder to demonstrate the blending of harmonics into one timbre. But at least it's something, and it is online.

And a bonus: an applet that lets you to compare different tunings (temperaments), such as equal, Pythagorean, just, as well as several historical ones.