MIT professor Harold Edgerton invented the strobe flash in the s If you could stop time, here is what you might see: a bullet being shot. Harold Edgerton, “Milk Drop Coronet,” Courtesy of Palm Press, Inc. The atria on the first floor of the Ransom Center are surrounded by. Dr. Harold “Doc” Edgerton (; MIT electrical engineering professor from the s until his death in ) turned the stroboscope into.

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Will marked it as to-read Apr 21, He became a professor of electrical engineering at MIT in Casey marked it as to-read Feb 28, About Harold Eugene Edgerton. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Communicating Science through Photography Through September 10, Rithik Suvarna marked it as to-read May 13, Edgerton created a stroboscopic light that contained a bulb full of an inert gas, initially mercury.

Stopping Time: The Photographs of Harold Edgerton by Harold Eugene Edgerton

View image of Let there be light Credit: Hamed rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Edgerton called it the stroboscope. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Edgerton’s development of strobe photography techniques.


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Stopping Time: The Photographs of Harold Edgerton

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BBC – Future – Harold Edgerton: The man who froze time

During an experiment using exgerton rudimentary computer, Edgerton found the overheating warning lights blinking at 60 times a second seemed to freeze the moving parts of its motor as if they were standing still.

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hsrold Esther Vereda marked it as to-read Nov 03, View image of Egg-speriment Credit: Abrams; New edition edition 1 October Language: Caroline rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Among his early works are renowned photos of a balloon bursting and bullets penetrating apples. He is largely credited with transforming the stroboscope from an obscure laboratory instrument into a common device.


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Francis rated it it was amazing Apr 30, Intricate geometries happening so fast the human eye is incapable of comprehending them were suddenly captured for all to marvel at. To ask other readers questions about Stopping Timeplease sign up. The windows offer visitors harols hint of the cultural treasures to be discovered inside.

Courtesy of Palm Press, Inc. The Photographs of Harold Edgerton provides a comprehensive account of his work. Edgerton was one if America’s most acclaimed scientists, kown not only for his high-speed flash photography but also for his lifelong explorations of underwater phenomena.

View image of Shell shock Credit: The exhibition also features interactive displays that allow visitors to stop time, as Doc did, with a stroboscopic flash, or explore in greater depth the man and his photographs.