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Vincent Fournier - Anechoic Chamber, European Space Research and Technology Centre [ESTEC], Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 2008.

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from Creepypasta Wiki

The Sound of Isolated Silence

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Alastair Philip Wiper: Radio Anechoic Chamber at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Copenhagen

newmuseum: pheezy: Comprised of 1,600 foam wedges, Anri Sala’s semi-anechoic chamber is a space designed to absorb sound. For this symphonic installation, Sala recomposed the tempo of two piano concerto performances, which progress in and out of sync to produce the perception of musical echoes—a paradoxical experience in a space where actual echoes are impossible. #AnriSala by newmuseum http://ift.tt/1QmgQ3J “Anri Sala: Answer Me” is on view through April 10.

from Mail Online

We all crave it, but can you stand the silence? The longest anyone can bear Earth's quietest place is 45 minutes

The Anechoic Test Chamber at Orfield Laboratories was deemed the quietest place on Earth in 2004 - a record it still holds to this day.

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from the Guardian

Experience: I've been to the quietest place on Earth

George Michelson Foy: 'A violinist hammered on the door after a few seconds, demanding to be let out because he was so disturbed by the silence'