Google honors Eadweard Muyridge

Today’s Google “doodle” honors the man that proved that, at a gallop, a horse is fully suspended off the ground – Eadweard Muybridge. The animation celebrates the 182nd anniversary of Muybridge’s birth. I suggest reading the Washington Post article highlighted to the left. It gives an excellent overview of Muybridge including some details that were […]

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The Horse in Motion, Courtesy of Eadweard Muybridge and Occident

Back in 1872, there was considerable debate over whether all four of a horse’s hooves left the ground at the same time when galloping. Conventional wisdom at the time either thought this was impossible — that the horse always was anchored by at least one hoof — or a horse took on a “rocking horse” […]

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