The Slow Mo Guys mix up a Molotov Cocktail and capture its fiery eruption at 2,500 blazing frames-per-second.
This would have confused us if it were anyone but Bill Murray taking part. The iconic actor known for his mild eccentricities agreed to film a fake trailer for some guys featuring him and his entourage walking in slow motion down a hallway. You have to love a celebrity with a serious sense of humor.
It’s no surprise that things filmed in slow motion take on characteristics that amaze us, and these flat-ground skateboard tricks are no exception. Filmed at 1,000 frames per second with a Redlake N3 high speed camera, tricks that would already be a feat at regular speed take on awe-inspiring aspects.
The “Slow Mo Guys” have released this great video of a 500GB hard drive working in slow motion, which is a good thing since the ‘arm’ that write data on the disk moves 22 times in .25 of a second.
Our love affair with slow motion just got even more intense. Using inspiration from stop-action photography pioneer Harold Edgerton, the MIT Media Lab Camera Culture group has developed a high-speed camera that can capture 1,000,000,000,000 frames per second, fast enough to capture light in motion. Professor Ramesh Raskar gives the details on the femto-photography technology [...]