Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 20 - Think and Explain: 64

Answer

The tremor of the ground due to a distant explosion can be felt before the sound of the explosion is heard. This demonstrates that sound travels much faster through solid ground than it does through air.
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