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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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Lecture: The Life and Works of Doc Edgerton - by Prof. Kim Vandiver (2008)

Lecture: The Life and Works of Doc ...

Added over 6 years ago | 00:59:17 | 18467 views

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...

Velocity of Light Demonstration

Velocity of Light Demonstration

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:41 | 9487 views

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.

Time Lapse on McDermott Court

Time Lapse on McDermott Court

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:04 | 16048 views

Watch this time lapse film of McDermott Court (aka the Spot) made by Doc Edgerton.

Time Lapse Color Motion Pictures of the Whole Sky

Time Lapse Color Motion Pictures of...

Added over 6 years ago | 00:02:19 | 13405 views

Watch as the sun and clouds climb and zip across the sky in this time lapse film by Doc Edgerton.

Slow Motion of What Looks to be Potassium Reacting with Water

Slow Motion of What Looks to be Pot...

Added over 6 years ago | 00:02:28 | 11651 views

Watch this reaction of some chemical (potassium?) as it is dropped into some fluid (water?) in this slow motion film by Doc Edgerton.

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