How MIT Scientists Took This Amazing Photo With a Regular Old DSLR

When the Nikon D200 came out in 2005, it was a big hit. (At the time, Gizmodo said it was "pretty rawkin.") But would you believe that a decade-old camera design could handle ultra high speed photography, like the amazing bullet-blasted peanut butter cup shot above? Turns out, a well designed workflow is all it takes. » 11/03/14 1:32pm 11/03/14 1:32pm

Discovery Channel's Time Warp: Slo-Mo Videos of Crazy Sh*t Go Primetime

Overheard in a recent Discovery Channel producer's meeting: "Hey—here's a crazy idea: you know how videos of things happening in slow motion tend to blow up the internet » 10/09/08 9:20am 10/09/08 9:20am? Let's make that into a . And in HD to boot. Face punches, raw chicken exploding, champagne blowing its top (the more the better!)—that kind of…

High-Speed Digital Imaging Shows Why Flies Outsmart You

Scientist at Caltech have discovered why oh why one of the most basic artifacts on earth, the looming swatter, fails against its winged nemesis, the fly. In fact, using high-resolution, high-speed digital imaging, they have found out what's the secret to the fly's 100 milliseconds evasive maneuvering. Which is why I… » 9/04/08 4:00pm 9/04/08 4:00pm