Pump Up the Bass to Douse a Blaze: Mason Students' Invention Fights Fires

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPVQMZ4ikvM

students invent sound-based fire extinguisher

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 (Screenshot from George Mason University YouTube video)

Two engineering students at George Mason University have created a potentially revolutionary fire extinguisher that uses sound to fight blazes.

The brainchild of engineering seniors Viet Tran and Seth Robertson, the device uses low frequency sound waves to extinguish fires. The students demonstrate the extinguisher in an amazing YouTube video.

According to its makers, the device could be used in a number of settings, from a kitchen stovetop to tackling large infernos. For example, the extinguisher could be attached to a drone for fighting forest and building fires, keeping firefighters out of harm’s way.

Tran and Robertson hold a preliminary patent application for their invention.

 

when we have faith in ourselves will we naturally drop the n word?

 

 


 

 

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