Blocking Neutrinos with Sound
I have read a web page on the internet about how this
person had a hypothesis about neutrinos being the cause for gravity.
I also read about how sound waves move molecules to produce sound. Now my
question is: Can sound waves at the right frequency and amplitude block
neutrinos from passing through matter? And if not, why not?
Sound waves could not be used to block neutrinos. Sound waves travel via
connections between molecules. One molecule pushes or pulls on a neighbor,
which does the same to its neighbors. It is very similar to vibration the
end of a slinky. The vibration travels through the slinky as each loop of
the slinky pushes and pulls on the next. Since molecules do not interact
very readily with neutrinos, The vibrations of the sound waves could not be
made to affect the neutrinos.
Dr. Ken Mellendorf
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Update: June 2012