Dec 16, 2010

Water drop filmed in 10,000 frames per second

This is really something worth seeing. The Discovery Channel, in its program "Invisible Worlds in the Water", have offered us this little outtake showing the work of the guys at MIT.

What they did was filming something impossible to see in human time: a drop of water falling in a shot taken with a powerful camera at 10,000 frames per second. The human eye and brain can only perceive about 25 frames per second, so that is a lot. 

Well, you haven't probably seen something apparently as simple as this action shot in such a way before, so here it is:

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