In 2010, John Hutchinson, an electromagnetic energy expert from Vancouver, B.C., Canada, helped purify poisoned water off the Gulf of Mexico following the BP oil spill. He and his research partner, Nancy Hutchinson (formerly Nancy Lazaryan), used the 528 Hz frequency and other Solfeggio tones to reduce the oil and grease in polluted waters.
Middle English soun, from Anglo-Norman French soun (noun), suner (verb), from Latin sonus . The form with -d was established in the 16th cent.
Sonus is a Latin word, derived from the Greek “tonos” that means “noise, sound” or “tone, character, style.” It is also the root word for sonic and sound.
sona (“prosperous, fortunate, lucky”) + -us
good fortune, prosperity, happiness