More about cicadas: Are they making music or noise?

Photo credit: Cher Amio licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition In this wonderful essay, philosopher and musician David Rothenberg writes about the wonderful cacophony of cicadas. Brood X is emerging on the east coast this month. Male cicadas sing loudly to attract their mates, although it turns out