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How does ultrasound work? - Jacques S. Abramowicz

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In a dark cave, bats can’t see much. But even with their eyes shut, they can navigate rocky topography at incredible speeds. This is because bats aren't just guided by their eyes, but rather, by their ears. It may seem impossible to see with sound, but bats, naval officers, and doctors do it all the time. How is that possible? Jacques S. Abramowicz digs into the unique properties of ultrasound.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Jacques S. Abramowicz
  • Director Sofia Pashaei
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Storyboard Artist Sofia Pashaei
  • Animator Sofia Pashaei
  • Art Director Sofia Pashaei
  • Sound Designer Weston Fonger
  • Composer Jarrett Farkas
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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