Radiolab, one of my favorite radio shows, is known for its striking sound effects to communicate big ideas. You can currently listen to excerpts in this sonic gallery over on The New York Times. My favorite is ‘the sleeping cat’s brain”.
I am a bit sad they didn’t include the crazy audio metaphor of the episode where they explained with a chorus how Mantis Shrimp can see more colors than we can. Well, I dug it up, here it is: