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    This Is The First Ever Footage Of Light In Motion


    The following GIFs capture a quietly profound moment in scientific history.

    This is the first time light, in motion, has ever been caught on camera.

    It's possible thanks to a new kind of camera with an exposure time one billion times shorter than a normal camera.

    It was built at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and can take an image every two picoseconds.

    That's one trillionth of a second. A picosecond is to one second as one second is to 31,700 years.

    To which the only sane response is surely...

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