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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

How did instant cameras work?

October 15th, 2010

Episode 771 of 1070 episodes

Instant cameras made it possible to see a photograph almost immediately after you'd taken it. But how? In this episode, Marshall explains the chemical processes behind regular and instant photographic film.

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