Attack of the headphones

One of the most common sights on campus is the headphone-wearing undergraduate. They come in many different varieties and brands, representatives of many different streaming platforms. Among them you can spot the Apple-wearing cult, the Beats by (Corporate) Dre lot, the Urbanears hipsters, the Life-Cancelling Bose bunch and so on.
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UC Berkeley researchers develop first graphene-based headphones

When UC Berkeley Professor of Physics Alex Zettl arrives at his lab in the morning, he’s never certain that his research assistants are busy at work.

‘I come in and I’ll see them with earphones in and I’ll ask, ‘What are you doing?’ and they will say “I’m just testing the graphene earphones.” But I’m never sure,” Zettl said.
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