high-speed imaging

Arrow through apple

Shooting an arrow through an apple

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From the Alumni Pool to the reefs of Belize, MIT students learn how to illuminate the deep

From the Alumni Pool to the reefs of Belize, MIT students learn how to illuminate the deep. I first interviewed professional underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen, Center for Art, Science and Technology (CAST) Visiting Artist at MIT, and Allan Adams, Associate Professor in the Physics Department,

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Water Drop Images by Kyle Hounsell '13, MNG '14, Thery Mislick, Victoria Gunning '15, and Ed Moriarty '76

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Obscura Day at the Edgerton Center

In the spirit of Doc Edgerton’s famous aphorism, “Tell everyone everything you know,” the MIT Edgerton Center opened its doors on April 28 to participate in Obscura Day, an international celebration of unusual places.

Edgerton Instructor Tony Caloggero, who worked closely with the late Harold “Doc” Edgerton, set up the funnels, strobe lights and whole (not 2 percent) milk necessary to photograph the milk drop, based on the iconic “Milk Drop Coronet” photo by Edgerton.

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Visiting artist Keith Ellenbogen brings high speed photography to the natural world

Walk down a portion of MIT’s infinite corridor, or through some lesser-known hallways, or even in many offices around campus, and you’ll find framed prints of some of Harold “Doc” Edgerton’s famous high-speed photography: a bullet through an apple, a pole

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