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Encyclopedia > Edgerton

Edgerton is the name of a number of places in the United States:

Edgerton might also refer to Harold E. "Doc" Edgerton, a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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Doc Edgerton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (464 words)
Edgerton worked with the undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau, by first providing him with underwater strobes, and then by using sonar to discover the Britannic.
Edgerton participated in the discovery of the American Civil War battleship USS Monitor.
In addition to having the scientific and engineering acumen to perfect strobes commercially, Edgerton is equally recognized for his visual aesthetic: many of the striking images he created in illuminating phenomena that occurred too fast for the naked eye adorn art museums worldwide.
Lore Degenstein Gallery - Seeing the Unseen: Photographs by Harold E. Edgerton (965 words)
Herald Edgerton was born in Fremont, Nebraska, in 1903, where his father was principal of the high school and coach of the football team.
It was Edgerton's work in electrical measurements at MIT that first led him to investigate the stroboscope and the possibility of using it for photography.
Edgerton, as a photographer, was first of all a scientist and an electrical engineer who investigated, measured, and sought new facts about natural phenomenon.
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