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Dr. Edgerton 1 billionth a second photos of nuclear bombs
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Copy of an ultra-high-speed photograph of an atomic bomb explosion taken from a distance of 7 miles, before 1952; black-and-white, exposure of 1/100,000,000 second. See H. E. Edgerton's STOPPING TIME, pp. 144-145. N.B. film mounted in reverse. (CC)

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