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The Astonishing Stroboscope of Doc Edgerton


Consider the strobe light. Anyone who has partied in the past few decades should be familiar with the device.  It flashes incessantly, transforming a living room into a night club. And the party animal who developed the strobe? Harold “Doc” Edgerton was an engineer at MIT for the better part of the 20th century. As [...]

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