Rapatronic Photos

The Rapatronic is a Camera made by the EG&G Co. in the 1950's to photograph atomic explosions at the rate of 1/1,000,000 of a second. Below are some images shot by this device.

Below is a sequence of frames within the first 1/10,000,000 second of an atomic explosion exposed at 1/1,000,000 of a second.

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