Sound Barrier

Atrue marriage of science and design, the Muon Speakers from KEF are the ultimate in modern sound technology.

Each speaker is carved out of solid, 6-foot blocks of aluminum in a computer-aided manufacturing process. The brainchild of designer Ross Lovegrove, who also brought us the Walkman and the iMac, Muon looks more like a tasteful modern sculpture than a piece of audio equipment. But from what we hear, the sound is as exquisite as its look…that is, if you use them for something other than amplifying your iPod; $140,000,