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experimental space /Music, Space and Architecture exhibition at a rca m

Acoustic Mirror Museum Wings of Liberation, Best Acoustic mirrors were used in the Second World War to detect enemy planes across great distances. The enormous dishes picked up the sounds of the aeroplanes and conducted them directly to the operator’s ear. The listener could manually aim the dish when he heard something, calling out the angle at which he had received the plane noises to a second person, who could radio the report in to headquarters. The device can be considered a primitive and far from reliable precursor to the radar we use today. Â

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Music Space Architecture  
Music Space Architecture