How does a high speed camera shutter work? Here's a video of it, in slow motion. Phantom slow mo cams show us just how crazy fast these cameras work. From at 1920 frames per second, here's a Nikon D4 shooting photos at a rate of 10 frames per second.
The mirror flips up and first curtain drops at each photo and exposes the image sensor for 1/200th of a second, of which then the second shutter drops to complete the exposure. It's an amazing feat. Check out the video below:
Wired has published a very nice feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Chris Nolan's Interstellar. Kip Thorne is one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists. He and Nolan worked together to ensure depictions of scientific happenings in the film are as accurate as possible. Read more
Starting a modern farming business is probably much easier than you currently imagine. You just need a lot of money to get started. Once you’ve gained the funding you require, you’ll have to find a suitable stretch of land before deciding on how you’re going to make your income. Read more