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Posts tagged reflected light

April 25, 2012

 

new moon sliver

The Glowing Moon

There's an interesting effect we can sometimes see regarding the moon. It happens when only a tiny sliver is visible shining on one side.

August 13, 2010

 

cat stretching on oriental rug

Why Do Animals Have Lighter Fur On Their Bellies?

Animals have mastered blending in with their surroundings. Yet, why do some animals have lighter fur on their bellies than on their backs?

May 6, 2008

 

Light on Hand from Reflection

Photon Tennis

Here's a perplexing question involving an everyday object, how can light bounce off a mirror?

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