Watch This Ball Shatter Glass At 10 Million Frames Per Second

The joys of high-speed cameras.

Almost anything, no matter how mundane, looks amazing amazing in super slow motion. This video — shot at an astounding 10 million frames per second by the scientific measurement and research company Shimadzu — is no exception. At these insanely high speeds you can even see the glass begin to give before contact as compressed air from the force of the ball’s movement hits the surface.

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