Edgerton photos miliseconds after Atomic blasts

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  1. http://www.rapidnewswire.com/atom.htm

    An article with images from an atomic blast in the desert. Edgerton was a major inventor who developed the strobe and ultra-fast photography for the study of motion. Bullet through balloon? That was him.
     
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    Whoa! That's awesome :D
     
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    very interesting....thanks...

    wonder what they do with all that glass...or does it shatter after it becomes glass...are there little shocks that crack it and break it up....or does it look like a huge mirror....???? ( i sound all stupid now, dont i??)
     
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    No you don't, I was thinkin' the same thing! :blushing:
     
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    At one of the test sites somewhere it's still there as it's something like 1 metre thick! :lol:
     
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    :( the link won't work on my comp, it keeps redirecting me to a page that just says Rapid News Wire...

    weird
     
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    same here
     
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    Same here as well.
     
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    I think they moved it b/c of the trafffic. This is the 3rd forum I've seen it on. You should do a google search for it though, it's pretty incredible.
     
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    Im getting the same thing.
     

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