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Harold "Doc" Edgerton, inventor of the stroboscope and co-founder of EG&G, built a camera called a Rapatronic.  The device could shoot photographs of nuke tests as soon as 10 nanoseconds after Keff> 1.

This is some neat stuff.  See the attached links:

http://www.damninteresting.com/?p=456#more-456

http://simplethinking.com/home/rapatronic_photographs.htm
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Re: Nuclear test blast photos you've probably never seen
« Reply #1 on: Apr 13, 2006, 05:09 »
Great sites, where have they been?
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Re: Nuclear test blast photos you've probably never seen
« Reply #2 on: Apr 18, 2006, 05:32 »
I wonder if those assymetries comes from the construction of the bomb?

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Re: Nuclear test blast photos you've probably never seen
« Reply #3 on: Apr 18, 2006, 08:57 »
yep, the tower, the cab and other attachments.

 


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