Crave the Wave B

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Re: Crave the Wave B

Postby Adi1008 » March 22nd, 2016, 7:04 pm

Light hits a white shirt a man is wearing. What happens to the light?
All of it is reflected
Be more specific. What kind of reflection? ;)
diffuse reflection?
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Re: Crave the Wave B

Postby ampy1234567 » March 23rd, 2016, 10:04 am

total reflection?
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Re: Crave the Wave B

Postby Adi1008 » March 23rd, 2016, 10:59 am

total reflection?
total (internal) reflection when the angle of reflection is >90 degrees and the beam is reflected back inside when the outer index of refraction is less than the incident one? I don't it would have much to do with the color of the shirt
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Re: Crave the Wave B

Postby ampy1234567 » March 23rd, 2016, 12:00 pm

Idk what else they could be looking for if they specified that it's a white shirt
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Re: Crave the Wave B

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » March 28th, 2016, 5:17 pm

Light hits a white shirt a man is wearing. What happens to the light?
All of it is reflected
You're right, but I was looking for...
diffuse reflection?
Either one of you can go.

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Re: Crave the Wave B

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 10th, 2016, 12:42 pm

I'll revive this thread:
What is the refractive index of crown glass?

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Re: Crave the Wave B

Postby appleshake123 » April 14th, 2016, 1:01 pm

Is it 1.512?
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Re: Crave the Wave B

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 26th, 2016, 12:30 pm

Is it 1.512?
It's actually around 1.52. Your turn!


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