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Ramesh Raskar: Imaging at a trillion frames per second
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) ^ | July 2012

Posted on 11/22/2013 4:04:45 PM PST by BulletBobCo

Ramesh Raskar presents femto-photography, a new type of imaging so fast it visualizes the world one trillion frames per second, so detailed it shows light itself in motion. This technology may someday be used to build cameras that can look “around” corners or see inside the body without X-rays.

Photography is about creating images by recording light. At the MIT media lab, professor Ramesh Raskar and his team members have invented a camera that can photograph light itself as it moves at, well, the speed of light.


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Health/Medicine; Science
KEYWORDS: stringtheory

1 posted on 11/22/2013 4:04:45 PM PST by BulletBobCo
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To: BulletBobCo

too bad it will never be able to capture the true image of obama


2 posted on 11/22/2013 4:11:06 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: BulletBobCo

That’s still slower than the amount of time it takes a liberal to scream racism when Obama is criticized.

“O..”

“RACISM!”


3 posted on 11/22/2013 4:12:27 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: BulletBobCo

All the people in these Ted Talks kind of act the same. I wonder if they are given acting lessons on how to gesture and move before they go on.


4 posted on 11/22/2013 4:15:03 PM PST by DManA (rs)
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To: BulletBobCo

Cool, thanks for the link.


5 posted on 11/22/2013 4:19:23 PM PST by EEGator
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To: BulletBobCo

In the words of Mr. Spock: “Fascinating.” Thanks for sharing.


6 posted on 11/22/2013 4:25:51 PM PST by Overwatcher
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda; SunkenCiv
That’s still slower than the amount of time it takes a liberal to scream racism when Obama is criticized

you wanna see slow wait till they are (re)introduced to Quantrill Theory and yeah with strings attached

7 posted on 11/22/2013 4:25:57 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: FReepers
Just 10% To Go And The Last Freepathon Of The Year
Is Over!

Donate!

8 posted on 11/22/2013 4:34:23 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: 6SJ7; AdmSmith; AFPhys; Arkinsaw; allmost; aristotleman; autumnraine; backwoods-engineer; ...

Thanks BulletBobCo.


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9 posted on 11/22/2013 4:34:54 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: brytlea; cripplecreek; decimon; bigheadfred; KoRn; Grammy; married21; steelyourfaith; Mmogamer; ...

Thanks BulletBobCo, a nice extra to APoD (despite a lack of pics in the thread), much deserved since I assed off and had to post two days’ worth of APoDs at the same time.


10 posted on 11/22/2013 4:36:20 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: BulletBobCo
Definitely above my job classification but still fascinating......

I'm sure we would all be amazed at what is going on behind closed doors in laboratories across this country if they opened their doors to the public......

11 posted on 11/22/2013 4:36:45 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (I don't call "911", in my house, I AM '911"....)
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To: bigheadfred

Whoops! Thanks bhf!


12 posted on 11/22/2013 4:36:51 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: bigheadfred

I think that’s been done already, in Caddy Shack, in the pool ... and not a Baby Ruth.


13 posted on 11/22/2013 4:38:07 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: SunkenCiv

who to believe my 4 year old grandson told me he was a light before there was light and he has secret superpowers while on the other hand my pet tapeworm Obiwan would force me to believe the g kid is faking it


14 posted on 11/22/2013 4:44:16 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: DManA
"All the people in these Ted Talks kind of act the same. I wonder if they are given acting lessons on how to gesture and move before they go on."

They are coached. Some are experienced speakers and others have accomplished something remarkable but have never spoken in public before. There was a great article in HBR recently about helping them prepare: How to Give a Killer Presentation

15 posted on 11/22/2013 4:46:11 PM PST by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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To: bigheadfred

The True Image of Obama?

That’s easy, a Muslim who loves and supports Muslim terrorists. He gives them money and US weapons to kill others. Hussein is destroying America $1 Trillion at a time.

Who told you Hussein is a Christian? Hussein did, why would anyone believe anything Hussein Obama says? He lies like, well, a Muslim terrorist.

Do you believe the MSM? They told you Hussein Obama is a Christian. Who would be stupid enough to believe anything the MSM says?

What credible source tells you that Hussein Obama is not a Muslim working for Muslim terrorists? There is not one bit of information that supports the notion Hussein Obama is not doing everything he can to create havoc and destroy America.

You don’t need to have a high speed camera to figure out who Hussein Obama is, just don’t listen to Hussein Obama nor the government controlled media. Then it becomes obvious who Hussein Obama is working for.


16 posted on 11/22/2013 4:52:56 PM PST by politicianslie (Our first Muslim President laughs at you. Are you waiting for NBC to tell you who he is?)
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To: MV=PY
Since the first TED conference, 30 years ago

Wow, I had no idea it's been going on that long. For the most part pretty good stuff.

17 posted on 11/22/2013 4:59:47 PM PST by DManA (rs)
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To: politicianslie

yeah no it isnt politics it is afrophysics haint you read my stuff yet obama isnt black he is so dense light bends around him so even at $17 trillion you cant see him


18 posted on 11/22/2013 5:01:40 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

It’s a little known fact that all tapeworms are Scotch!


19 posted on 11/22/2013 5:05:57 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: SunkenCiv

NOW I KNOW why i am blue in the face


20 posted on 11/22/2013 5:09:49 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: DManA

“All the people in these Ted Talks kind of act the same. I wonder if they are given acting lessons on how to gesture and move before they go on.”

Yeah, I noticed that as well

And most cases it’s used car salesmanship nonsense.


21 posted on 11/22/2013 5:10:07 PM PST by ifinnegan
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To: BulletBobCo; SunkenCiv

The quantum locking is cool too.


22 posted on 11/22/2013 5:48:00 PM PST by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: lepton

Bookmark


23 posted on 11/22/2013 6:36:49 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good grace to resign!)
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To: BulletBobCo
It's very impressive, but he is giving a bit of a sales pitch. He sort of 'fessed up when he mentioned that they had to build up each frame statistically because the ultrashort exposure times entailed ultralow intensities. So you have to build up each frame, then shift your time window, and build up another frame. He didn't say how long all this took, but it sounds very laborious. Again, not denying that the perspective it provides on the femtosecond time scale is very interesting and impressive, and no doubt leads to greater understanding. I don't see how they are going to be able to make any kind of gizmos out of this, however.

One other thing. The talk of photographing light is to me very unphilosophic, even if it's hard not to think of it that way. Photons are not objects and do not follow trajectories! They are as Quantum Ghosty as any of the Ghosty phenomena that you here talked about with regard to Quantum Computing and so on.

I remember in PSSC physics in high school when they showed us milk cartons coming off a conveyor belt, in contradistinction to milk pouring from a spout. I had an epiphany of sorts years later when I read the development of photon quantum theory in an early chapter of Sakurai's ADVANCED QUANTUM MECHANICS ... Photons as quantum-mechanical excitations of the radiation field ...

24 posted on 11/22/2013 8:28:47 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: BulletBobCo
Hah! Who needs new technology? We had this when I was a kid!


25 posted on 11/23/2013 1:29:20 AM PST by Sarajevo
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To: BulletBobCo

At last we have a camera that can record the rate at which comrade obama spends money down to dollars and cents. We always suspected that was occurring at relativistic velocities because the money was continuously being spent faster than it was being earned.


26 posted on 11/23/2013 5:38:03 AM PST by clearcarbon
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To: BulletBobCo

mark for later


27 posted on 11/23/2013 12:11:15 PM PST by JDoutrider
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