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Match Igniting At 4000 FPS, Looks Fascinating [Video]

A match head igniting at 4000 frames per second makes us change our whole standpoint of seeing a burning match.

Igniting a match usually takes a second, but this ultra-slow footage of a match igniting at 4000 FPS (frames per second), slowly pacing its macro sequence of ignition makes us change our whole standpoint of seeing a burning match. This looks absolutely fascinating.

The video was created by UltraSlo. They used an additional 2000 watts of light within 4 inches of the match with mirrors and reflectors to make the footage.

[Video Credit: UltraSlo]

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19 comments

  1. Shared this at hopealliance3.wordpress.com coupled with my appreciation for your visit there and the “like” you added to a recent post.

      1. Your feedback on how we can work together on behalf of the impoverished is welcome and would be appreciated, my friend.
        Rick

      2. I have a fondness in my spirit for fusing science and social applications for the common good. You must put a lot of time and skill into the art form / science represented here. Congratulations on a work well done. I could use your mentoring!

      3. Thank you, one only needs a spirit to learn and discover and we are just here to quench your thirst for knowledge. You are right; combining science and social applications is great way to ensure our daily life tasks are as easy as possible. 🙂

      4. One figure that I appreciate is what I call sociogeometric. No surprise my laptop asks me to add this term to its digital dictionary. I’m not even sure if I’ve heard it before. In any case, the making of a cube involves, simply enough,, two adjacent squares, as you know. The miracle occurs when we find that any number of variables can become the connecting lines that turn the flat into the three dimensional. In my case, I want to tap into the lives of people in America who want to make a very real difference in the lives of children they’ll probably never meet in Kenya and other places. Since we cannot escape the economic factor (decisions people make when facing scarcity of assets) none of my options to help require an increase in expenses for those who want to participate. I’ll share more, perhaps in another forum, if this isn’t the best one for us to discuss it.

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