7 Things We Learned About the World Thanks to Photography

Photography and science have gone hand in hand since Louis Daguerre used his fossil collection as the subject of one of his first daguerreotypes. But photography has also contributed to scientific knowledge, expanding our understanding of the world by capturing what the human eye cannot see or going places humans… » 3/13/13 10:18am 3/13/13 10:18am

The Oscar-winning scientist who first came up with "bullet-time"

Remember when we all went wild because The Matrix brought out "bullet-time"? They were about half a century behind Harold Edgerton. He was an engineer who first started looking into the idea of photographing fast motion. He let people see exploding apples and coronets made of droplets. And he made the world a much… » 3/01/13 8:00am 3/01/13 8:00am