Schlieren Shock Wave Photos


For years I have been fascinated by shock wave photos (Schlieren effect). This is an outstanding article on how new techniques are helping scientists understand the dynamics of everything from explosives to how materials are processed.

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American Scientist Online – High-speed Imaging of Shock Waves, Explosions and Gunshots

Posted: January 24th, 2006
at 8:16am by John

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Categories: Cool,Mad Science,Photography,Science

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