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Cranberry Juice Dropping into Milk
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: negative
Maker: Date made: 1960
The magic of the strobe poises a liquid globule on a spout, very much resembling the circus performance of seals. Incredibly, a drop of cranberry juice rises out of milk. The brief close-up exposure, taken at the same speed needed to freeze a bullet, reveals a moment in the rapid transition of colors caused by the intermixing fluids. (from "Stopping TIme" (1987), pp. 129-130.) (CC)