The Quietest Place in the World
Curious to see what the real anechoic chamber looks like?
Some interesting facts about deafening silence -
1) According to English newspaper publication DailyMail, the longest anyone can bear Earth's quietest place (anechoic chamber) is 45 minutes; test volunteers will start to hallucinate after a short while.
2) Anechoic chamber absorbs 99.99% of all sound; in the chamber, you're the only source of sound. The experience is disorientating and it affects your sense of balance and your ability to manoeuvre
3) Astronauts train in anechoic chamber to test if they can maintain focus when they're on missions in space.
Different types of anechoic chambers
Where's the quietest place you've ever been? How did it feel to be there? Let me know your thoughts!
by Herman Soh