Using a stroboscopic imaging system developed in MIT Professor Dennis Freeman's lab, Freeman's team obtained this video of wave motion along the ear's tectorial membrane (at top, the actual video showing nanometer-scale displacements, and at bottom, the same video, motion magnified (Liu et al., 2005) to make the motion more apparent).
Credit: Ghaffari, Aranyosi, and Freeman, MIT
Read the whole story here - http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2007/hearing-1010.html
See the original posting on MIT TechTV here - http://techtv.mit.edu/file/328
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