Curious Crew

Refraction of Light

Season 2 Episode 203 | 28m 29s Video has closed captioning.

Light energy travels in straight lines and in waves. When light strikes a plane or a flat surface, it reflects in a manner that is predictable. For example looking directly into a mirror provides a reflection that is straight back from the source. However if light strikes the plane surface mirror on an angle, then it will bounce of with an equal angle.

Aired: 01/04/16

Rating: TV-G

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