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The Super Bowl: A Sound Experience

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January 29, 2001
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American Insitute of Physics -- Inside Science News Service
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The acoustics of this year's Super Bowl could have a big impact on the fans attending. According to acousticians, the design of the stadium can make all the difference in the audience's sound experience.

COLLEGE PARK, MD (January 25, 2001) - For the biggest football event of the year, much of the experience for fans who are heading to Raymond James Stadium will be how the game sounds. Fans' enjoyment of games can be "about the subjective experience of noise," says Dallas based acoustical consultant David Marsh, who has worked on the acoustical design of a number of stadiums including the soon-to-open NFL Broncos' new stadium, in Denver. "Whenever people go to large assembly spaces, acoustics is something they notice." Marsh says the design of a particular stadium, and how noisy the crowd gets, can make a big difference in how fans in the stands will experience this year's Super Bowl.


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