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Tropical underwater fauna (Marshall Islands) - 1956

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; glass; tape; metal; cardboard
Site location: Marshall Islands
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Three speckled stingrays pass by a research vessel in the Marshall Islands; visited in 1956 during "Operation Redwing", to conduct experiments in high-speed photography of atomic explosions. (CC)


Related People

thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor