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Electron Micrographs: The ‘Applied Science’ of Grooves on an LP

After watching earlier this week how vinyl records are manufactured, we were reminded of this great video by Ben Krasnow, capturing the movement of a record needle in the grooves of an LP using an electron microscope. (This video is probably well-known to many readers but it’s always worth a watch – and if you haven’t seen it already you will be overcome with happiness to imagine this is what is happening when you listen to analog vinyl records!)

Here’s the full video:


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