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What is the speed of sound in space?

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Sound can’t actually travel in space. Sound is created when particles vibrate in a pattern, creating waves. Since space is a vacuum, there are almost zero particles in space. This means that since there are no particles to vibrate against, sound cannot travel through space. It is like trying to create water waves in an empty pool, there is no water to create a wave from.

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