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Harold Edgerton

 (1903 - 1990)
Harold Edgerton was active/lived in Massachusetts, Nebraska.  Harold Edgerton is known for photography, strobe light inventor.

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Harold Edgerton, an American inventor and educator whose specialty was high-speed photography, was educated at the University of Nebraska and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (D.Sc., 1931).

He taught at MIT as professor of electrical engineering (1928-66), institute professor (1966-68), and institute professor emeritus (1968-90).  He is best known for his development and perfection of the stroboscope, which not only has practical engineering applications but also produces breathtaking imagery.

Edgerton joined with Jacques Cousteau in underwater exploration, producing the first underwater time-lapse photography (1968) and inventing sonar devices that analyzed the rock of the seabed (1960) and gave a seismic profi   ...  Displaying 750 of 1042 characters.

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