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Old 1st May 2014, 01:04 PM   #5001
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I could go and get links to back up my view but cant be bothered today

But you have to admit when weird science is being discussed we get your "everything matters down to the last atom" and JC piping in with "well said Frank" or when we argue against it all "see what we are up against"


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Old 1st May 2014, 01:18 PM   #5002
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Yes, true science "follows the evidence" ... or should. Explanations should be always considered as Works in Progress - my understanding of science is that this is the process - the current explanation is highly likely to be a stepping stone to a fuller, more encompassing explanation, an 'improvement', further down the track.

Seeing that current, 'scientific explanations' in audio are considered somewhat feeble, insufficiently encompassing, by a high percentage of the people involved in the field, I suspect that some 'improvements' to the explanations will need to occur ...
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Old 1st May 2014, 01:34 PM   #5003
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Old 1st May 2014, 01:43 PM   #5004
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Seeing that current, 'scientific explanations' in audio are considered somewhat feeble, insufficiently encompassing, by a high percentage of the people involved in the field,
On the contrary, I think you will find that most people believe that 'scientific explanations' in audio are correct and almost complete - which is what I thought you were complaining against? The fact that a small minority regard them as "feeble" is not sufficient evidence to discard major chunks of electromagnetism, solid-state physics etc. People manage to design sonar etc. without having to discard the science they learnt in school, so why is the much easier job of reproducing music thought to be so difficult by those who wouldn't have a clue about sonar?
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Old 1st May 2014, 02:37 PM   #5005
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As far as I can tell pretty much the only field in audio which still has open questions is the field of psycho-acoustics.
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Old 1st May 2014, 02:39 PM   #5006
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There's indeed some rich work yet to be done there, but I'd also add transducers and formats into that mix.
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Old 1st May 2014, 03:26 PM   #5007
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and signficant improvements in computer speakers and Aldi TVs?
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Old 1st May 2014, 03:36 PM   #5008
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Hi,

Or a sonar guided by Beethoven's Fifth?

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Old 1st May 2014, 03:53 PM   #5009
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Maybe that's why MH307 went awol? Non-audiophile-approved coupling cap in the guidance computer?

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