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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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