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Boy Genius Report
NASA’s ‘quiet’ sonic boom tests kick off in Texas, and could change air travel forever
Modern air travel is fast, but it could be a lot faster. As the Concorde demonstrated, supersonic air travel is totally doable but comes with a lot of compromises. One of those compromises has always been sound. When a jet passes the sound barrier it creates a deafening blast that shakes the ground beneath, but NASA is working hard to fix that.
NASA believes it has the technology to create what it calls "quiet sonic booms" that allow aircraft to break the sound barrier without producing the int...

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