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The science behind Discovery’s ‘Time Warp’

The New York Times looks into the high-speed cameras that are used in Discovery's Time Warp show. Instead of using the technology briefly, like in CSI's slow motion zoom-in on a bullet entering a body, the Discovery show instead uses high-speed imaging throughout the show, to dissect natural events like a hummingbird feeding or rain drops falling.
May 27, 2009

The New York Times looks into the high-speed cameras that are used in Discovery’s Time Warp show. Instead of using the technology briefly, like in CSI‘s slow motion zoom-in on a bullet entering a body, the Discovery show instead uses high-speed imaging throughout the show, to dissect natural events like a hummingbird feeding or rain drops falling.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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