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The Ellipse - Problem 12

Teacher/Instructor Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong

MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area

Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts

"Whispering galleries" are rooms that are elliptically shaped and have a unique feature that a whisper made on one focus can clearly be heard across the room by someone standing at the other focus, eventhough people standing all around wouldn't be able to hear it. These galleries can often be found in science museums, and are now becoming more common in public buildings.

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