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High-speed photography, stroboscopic "piddler" - Bill MacRoberts, 1985
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1985-12
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Cambridge, MA
Measurements: 2" x 2"
Bill MacRoberts in 1985 sets up a stroboscopic photography demonstration with running water, using a so-called "piddler" device that reveals the component water drops. (CC)