Edgerton’s stroboscopes and electronic flashes allowed him to chop up time and stop it.
He developed the electronic camera flash and side-scan sonar technology to scan the seafloor for shipwrecks. The .30 bullet, traveling at 2,800 feet per second, pierced right through the apple, disintegrating the latter completely. (Photo: @ 2010 MIT. Courtesy of MIT Museum)
(Courtesy of © 2010 MIT. Courtesy of MIT Museum)