Monday, March 23

Speeding Things Up

Check it out (from Wired Science):
The world is filled with sluggish spectacles. Watching them would be painful were it not for time-lapse photography, which can make those long stories short and remarkably entertaining.

When a phenomenon happens very slowly, viewing accelerated footage helps scientists take a step back and see the big picture: At higher speeds, things that we regard as fixed take motion — even the dullest scenes spring to life.

Here are Wired Science's picks of the best time-lapse videos of nature at work.
I'm not about to take the time to embed all of them, but here is one of my favorites (number 2 according to their list):

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