Headphones | The Secret Genius of Modern Life

Headphones: these marvels of miniaturisation are worn by 30 million people in the UK. Hannah Fry visits Bose to find out how the teeny earbud tech works and meets the human testers with 'golden ears'.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 58'53''
  • Broadcast year: 2023
Curriculum Connection
  • Physics

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: The Secret Genius of Modern Life
  • Series: 2
  • Episode: Headphones