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1

Crash testing for ANCAP. Filmed on various generations of Phantom high speed cameras at 1000 fps.

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English : Crash testing for ANCAP. Filmed on various generations of Phantom high speed cameras at 1000 fps.

2

Sagittal MRI of the head after the removal of a glioblastoma multiforme tumor

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English : Sagittal MRI of the head after the removal of a glioblastoma multiforme tumor

3

Finnish army NH90 helicopter (NH-215) over Oulu Airport at Tour de Sky 2014 air show

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English : Finnish army NH90 helicopter (NH-215) over Oulu Airport at Tour de Sky 2014 air show

4

Song of Rinjani scops owl (Otus jolandae) from Sapit, Lombok, Indonesia.

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English : Song of Rinjani scops owl (Otus jolandae) from Sapit, Lombok, Indonesia.

5

Villa Haas: Hour and quarter hour strike (Wiener shock) to the local time stamp (manufacturer Perrot, Calw). Bell bronze and steel (Glockengiesserei Rincker, Sinn)

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English : Villa Haas: Hour and quarter hour strike (Wiener shock) to the local time stamp (manufacturer Perrot, Calw). Bell bronze and steel (Glockengiesserei Rincker, Sinn)

6

Moon Phase and Libration, from the Other Side: A virtual telescopic view of the Moon from its far side, with the Earth looming in the background. The camera is fixed to the Earth-Moon line.

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English : Moon Phase and Libration, from the Other Side: A virtual telescopic view of the Moon from its far side, with the Earth looming in the background. The camera is fixed to the Earth-Moon line.

7

Timelapse of a thunderstorm and lightning over Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

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English : Timelapse of a thunderstorm and lightning over Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

8

Fourteen suffragettes leave Newark, New Jersey, to protest for the women's right to vote in Washington (1913).

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English : Fourteen suffragettes leave Newark, New Jersey, to protest for the women's right to vote in Washington (1913).

9

The Song to the Moon from act 1 of Antonín Dvořák´s Rusalka (1901, Op. 114), sung in German by Czech soprano Emmy Destinn. Performed 9 March, 1915, in Camden, New Jersey, USA.

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English : The Song to the Moon from act 1 of Antonín Dvořák´s Rusalka (1901, Op. 114), sung in German by Czech soprano Emmy Destinn. Performed 9 March, 1915, in Camden, New Jersey, USA.

10

Animation of a plastic screw anchor

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English : Animation of a plastic screw anchor

11

Sample of "AirTap!" by Canadian guitarist Erik Mongrain

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English : Sample of "AirTap!" by Canadian guitarist Erik Mongrain

12

Yusheng, a traditional raw fish salad, being prepared and tossed during the Chinese New Year season at Café Mosaic in the Carlton Hotel, Singapore.

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English : Yusheng, a traditional raw fish salad, being prepared and tossed during the Chinese New Year season at Café Mosaic in the Carlton Hotel, Singapore.

13

Animated sequence of a race horse galloping. Photos taken by Eadweard Muybridge (died 1904), first published in 1887 at Philadelphia (Animal Locomotion).

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English : Animated sequence of a race horse galloping. Photos taken by Eadweard Muybridge (died 1904), first published in 1887 at Philadelphia (Animal Locomotion).

14

Man welding a metal structure in a newly constructed house in Bengaluru, India.

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English : Man welding a metal structure in a newly constructed house in Bengaluru, India.

15

Watching of three (one female, two male) mating southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) in Hermanus Bay, South Africa

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English : Watching of three (one female, two male) mating southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) in Hermanus Bay, South Africa

16

Shown here is the thermal motion of a segment of protein alpha helix. Molecules have various internal vibrational and rotational degrees of freedom.

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English : Shown here is the thermal motion of a segment of protein alpha helix. Molecules have various internal vibrational and rotational degrees of freedom.

17

A Sunday of biking in Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City, and the use of a Ecobici bicycle sharing system.

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English : A Sunday of biking in Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City, and the use of a Ecobici bicycle sharing system.

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19

Animation of a sewing machine

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English : Animation of a sewing machine

20

Launching and short flight of glider DFS SG 38 Schulgleiter with a bungee cord on Wasserkuppe, the mountain in Hesse, Germany.

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English : Launching and short flight of glider DFS SG 38 Schulgleiter with a bungee cord on Wasserkuppe, the mountain in Hesse, Germany.

21

Train of company ZSSK with locomotive ČSD Class S 499.0 departs from Bratislava main train station, Slovakia.

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English : Train of company ZSSK with locomotive ČSD Class S 499.0 departs from Bratislava main train station, Slovakia.

22

Aerial recording of Piz Surgonda (3196 m, Bivio/Bever, Grisons, Switzerland).

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English : Aerial recording of Piz Surgonda (3196 m, Bivio/Bever, Grisons, Switzerland).

23

A little egret (Egretta garzetta) drinking in Ueno park in Tokyo, Japan

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English : A little egret (Egretta garzetta) drinking in Ueno park in Tokyo, Japan

24

Fifty years ago Ranger 9 purposefully crashed into the Moon within the crater Alphonsus.

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English : Fifty years ago Ranger 9 purposefully crashed into the Moon within the crater Alphonsus.

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26

Asian Comma butterfly (Polygonia c-aureum) filmed in a park in Tokyo on 22 March 2015.

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English : Asian Comma butterfly (Polygonia c-aureum) filmed in a park in Tokyo on 22 March 2015.

27

Three minutes after assassination of Boris Nemtsov (27 February 2015) in Moscow. Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge (from 0:43) and the place of assassination (0:49–0:50) near orange cleaning car. The video made from standard video recorder.

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English : Three minutes after assassination of Boris Nemtsov (27 February 2015) in Moscow. Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge (from 0:43) and the place of assassination (0:49–0:50) near orange cleaning car. The video made from standard video recorder.

28

A flight around the Roman Rock Lighthouse just off Simonstown harbour in South Africa. This aerial media file was submitted as part of the Wiki From Above competition.

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English : A flight around the Roman Rock Lighthouse just off Simonstown harbour in South Africa. This aerial media file was submitted as part of the Wiki From Above competition.

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30

Dordt in stoom, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2014

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English : Dordt in stoom, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2014

31

A four-stroke engine showcased during the Paris Motor Show (2014).

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English : A four-stroke engine showcased during the Paris Motor Show (2014).


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