Happy 4th of July – Things Blowing Up in Slow Motion

Posted July 4, 2012 by Johnny2x in Entertainment

Popular Science has something very cool for us on this 4th of July Holiday

A PopSci Fourth of July: Blowing Things Up in Extreme Slow Motion

The Phantom line of ultra-high-speed video cameras have held PopSci’s rapt attention even before the v12 model won our Best of What’s New Award in 2008. So what better way to celebrate our nation’s independence than aiming a Phantom v641 from New Jersey’s Vision Research at all manner of explosives, resulting in high-definition footage of fireworks going off at a glorious 2,000 frames per second?

And by popular demand, some unedited clips of our favorite explosions:

The Mayo Bomb

Black Cat + Egg

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