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Oct 8

"…eerie and complex patterns atomic detonations create immediately after they are triggered.”

Most of the following images were taken using Rapatronic cameras, ultra-high speed, single-frame cameras developed in the 1940s by Dr. Harold Edgerton. The duration of the exposure is typically 10 nanoseconds (0.00000001 of a second. That’s so short that light, which can travel a distance equal to 7 times around the earth in 1 second, would only cover 98 feet.)”

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