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MIT's trillion frames per second light-tracking camera

By Archean
Dec 14, 2011
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    A camera capable of visualising the movement of light has been unveiled by a team of scientists in the US. The equipment captures images at a rate of roughly a trillion frames per second - or about 40 billion times faster than a UK television camera. Direct recording of light is impossible at that speed, so the camera takes millions of repeated scans to recreate each image.


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    A pulse of light can be seen as it reaches the top of a soft drink bottle
     

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