This is not a rocket – this is popping popcorn at 30,000 frames per second

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By NTD Newsroom
January 26, 2017Entertainment
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This is not a rocket – this is popping popcorn at 30,000 frames per second
Photo: Screenshot / YouTube / Warped Perception

Do you know anyone who haven’t tried popping popcorn at least once? Neither do I… So we all know how it works, but did you ever see it? I mean did you actually see how it happens? Well you’re going to see it.

Normally making popcorn is quite easy, get some corns, a hot pan and put something on top of it to stop the popcorn from flying everywhere. So you never ever have the chance to see the popping happen unless you’re not bothered with cleaning up a huge mess afterwards. Someone noticed this drawback and made a video of it, so we don’t need to mess up our kitchen. Well done!

But he didn’t set up a normal camera, this awesome footage was filmed 1,250 times faster than normal with a Phantom V2512 and a Phantom Flex 4K high speed camera. Let’s put it this way: instead of one of these cameras you could afford a ‘very nice and fast car’…

Matt Mikka, from Warped Perception who uploaded the video said in an interview he believes that (ultra) slow motion videos give us a look into a world which we normally cannot see but we know it exists. But even at 30.000 frames a second, 1.250 times slower than normal, the popcorn popped very fast.

In fact the video may contain the slowest recorded popping of popcorn ever on the whole internet … get some popcorn and enjoy.

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