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High-speed photography, atomic bomb explosion - pre-1952

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Materials: 35mm film; plastic; glass; metal
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Copy of an ultra-high-speed photograph of an atomic bomb explosion taken from a distance of 7 miles, before 1952; black-and-white, exposure of 1/100,000,000 second. See H. E. Edgerton's STOPPING TIME, pp. 144-145. N.B. film mounted in reverse. (CC)


HEE-SC-09048

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