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Ramesh Raskar's team at MIT have developed a method of ultra slow motion photography: one trillion frames per second. This is enough that it can actually reveal the motion of light, or be used to see around corners via reflections.

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The camera is so fast it creates a time warp? Wait, what?

(To those that don't want to watch all the video: go to about 9:23 in the video to see what I am talking about)
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The time scales are amazing!
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He shows a video of light traveling the length of a coke bottle. He then says if they shot a bullet through the bottle and we watched it at the same frame rate, it would take a year for the bullet to traverse the bottle!
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Lord_Prussian wrote:
The camera is so fast it creates a time warp? Wait, what?

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