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Anyone who knows about the physics of how sound travels?

I have a chiming clock, which has an electronic chime. Those don't go out of tune. However, though it sounds perfect in the same room, when heard from down the hall in another room, it sounds off-key; about a half-step flat. Any idea what might cause this effect?

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Doc Snow says

2 years ago
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    Liz Elias (DzyMsLizzy) 2 years ago

    Yes--I mentioned the Doppler effect in a comment above. And no, I was not walking; I was lying still in bed.

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Tim Mitchell (tsmog) says

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    Bob Bamberg 2 years ago

    Very interesting point!

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