Have you ever looked at something and asked, “How did they do that?” CKUA’s newest feature, “The How of Wow,” highlights marvels of innovation and technology that are all around us. The stuff Engineers and Geoscientists create can be beautiful, sometimes even iconic, but it has to work.
Over six years ago, Dr. Mike Smith from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Calgary began to investigate complaints from some residents of Ranchlands about a distinct hum in their neighbourhood. Smith and his team established that people aren’t going crazy, but in a case of the domino effect discovering the hum led to other questions. Like what is causing it?
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