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Pumping up the bass puts out fire

An invention by two George Mason University undergrads has ascertained that low frequency soundwaves can be sed to extinguish a fire - image courtesy of GMU
Posted on 31 Mar 2015 by Tim Brown
Fire departments around the world may soon be out shopping for thumping subwoofers thanks to a new fire extinguisher invented by George Mason University undergrads, which uses nothing but low frequency bass to extinguish flames.