Harold Edgerton was a remarkable MIT professor. He used stroboscopes to make incredible high speed photographs, which even today are breathtaking.
His motto was brilliant;
Work hard. Tell everyone everything you know. Close a deal with a handshake. Have fun!
HERE is a complete digital collection of images, stories and biographical material about Edgerton.
Queen of Hearts playing card hit by a .30 calibre bullet, 1970
© Harold & Esther Edgerton Foundation, 2002, courtesy of Palm Press, Inc.
Example from Victoria & Albert Museum.