Monday, January 04, 2010

Flash Facts: The Stroboscope

"Scientists use a stroboscope to study the rapid motion of an object. The object is rendered visible at frequent intervals with an electric spark or by viewing it through openings in a revolving disk."

Illustration: "Stroboscopic view of a tennis player in motion."

Issue: The Flash #209 (September 1971)

2 comments:

Kelson said...

I suspect whoever wrote this issue of the Golden-Age series was thinking of this concept, but didn't quite understand it.

Dixon said...

I think you're absolutely right, Kelson. As Typo Lad noted, they might as well have simply sold them to us as "Magic Glasses!"