Doc Edgerton films
See films created by Harold E. "Doc" Edgerton (1903-1990), Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT and pioneer in stroboscopic photography.
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Institute Professor, Harold "Doc" Edgerton revolutionized photography with his high speed strobe lighting techniques. He came to MIT as a student in 1926. By the time of his passing in 1990 he had profoundly affected MIT and the world wi...
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Watch this silent film with descriptive boards of a demonstration on the velocity of light as performed by Doc Edgerton and some of his assistants. Likely related to an MIT Open House event in 1957.
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Watch this time lapse film of McDermott Court (aka the Spot) made by Doc Edgerton.
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Watch as the sun and clouds climb and zip across the sky in this time lapse film by Doc Edgerton.
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Watch this reaction of some chemical (potassium?) as it is dropped into some fluid (water?) in this slow motion film by Doc Edgerton.