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An astronaut on the International Space Station takes with her a tuning fork on a space walk. She is testing the properties of a tuning fork in a vacuum.

Which of the following statements is consistent with this scenario?

A

After the tuning fork is struck, a sound wave is produced, but the sound wave does not travel very far before dissipating.

B

After the tuning fork is struck, the tuning fork physically vibrates.

C

After the tuning fork is struck, a light wave is produced and travels through space.

D

After the tuning fork is struck, a sound wave is produced and can be heard by the astronauts inside the International Space Station.

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