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a spark of light

Toronto. We all (almost all) can remember Dr Harold Edgerton of M.I.T. and his famous speed light shots in the early days of electronic flash. These shots allowed us to see phenomenon that was too brief for the human eye … Continue reading

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A Repeating Flashbulb (November 1941)

Toronto. We never think about flash or flash bulbs today. With our digital cameras or smart phones a built in flash automatically goes off  (or the camera/phone warns us) to provide sufficient light. Even in the 1950s (unless you were … Continue reading

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