Cameras That Can See Through Objects, Watch Light Travel, And More

Cameras That Can See Through Objects, Watch Light Travel, And More

These cameras capture images in ways that we never thought possible. See the light from a split-second flash slowed down by trillions of times, learn how a lens can look around a corner, and imagine what we'll be able to film in the next century!

05:09

from NOVA PBS

Key Facts In This Video

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    Researchers at MIT have created a camera with an exposure time of two trillionths of a second. (0:44)

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    Watch a pulse of light move through a bottle with help from MIT's super high-speed camera: (1:29)

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    Learn how an MIT camera can "see" around a corner: (3:41)

02:47

from ExtremeLight Heriot-Watt University

Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    See how this camera uses laser light to track objects around corners: (0:34)

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    The camera that can "see" around corners is sensitive enough to capture single photons. (1:13)

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    A camera that can track objects from around corners could potentially be used in rescue missions with dangerous terrain, or in cars to detect oncoming vehicles. (2:08)

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