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Bullet Splash

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: negative
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Date made: 1938

Smashing against a steel block at a speed of 1600 feet per second, a .22 bullet experiences such friction that it melts and scatters like a fluid. (from "Stopping Time" (1987), pp. 131-2) (CC)


HEE-NC-38017

Related People

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