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Nuclear explosion photographed by rapatronic camera less than 1 millisecond after detonation.

pattern/texture inspiration: Rapatronic Camera: An Atomic Blast in 3 Shots

Can it be possible to find visual aesthetics, and organic living - like existence, even in such horrifying substance as atomic bomb? Developed by Dr. Harold Edgerton in the 1940s, the Rapatronic photographic technique allowed very early times in a nuclear explosion's fireball growth to be recorded on film.

Rapatronic Camera Pictures - Imgur

Rapatronic Camera Pictures - Imgur

An #Atomic Blast Shot at 1/100,000,000th of a Second taken from the #Rapatronic camera in 1952 by Harold ‘Doc’ Edgerton.

Rapatronic Camera Pictures - Imgur

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Rapatronic Camera Images of Nuclear Tests

In mid-20th Century, the US was testing nuclear weapons. A man named Harold Edgerton developed a camera that could snap a picture a billionth of a second after the moment of detonation. These haunting and beautiful images are just some of the photos he captured.