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Posts tagged rear view mirror

April 15, 2010

 

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How A Rear-View Mirror Works

You're driving along at night and suddenly you're blinded by light. You flick the tab on your rear-view mirror... what happens next?

October 7, 2004

 

Bright Lights, Little Mirror

When you flick the little tab beneath your car's rear-view mirror, have you ever wondered how the mirror is able to dim reflected headlights?

September 27, 2003

 

Police Radar Guns

When the microwaves hit the front of an oncoming car, some of them are reflected back into the radar gun.

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