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Atomic bomb explosion

Atomic bomb explosion

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Black and white photograph of an Atomic bomb explosion by Harlold Edgerton. Using his Rapatronic Camera, Edgerton positioned himself over seven miles from the bomb release site and was able to photograph the initial stages of the bomb at one ten-millionth of a second.
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Edgerton, H.
overall: 18 in x 15 in; 45.72 cm x 38.1 cm
image: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm
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