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Mirror Image

Mirror Image

This java applet shows how an image is formed due to light reflection.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
21 years ago
This applet fills in a missing gap in physics curriculum, namely how it is that the human eye reconstructs an image from incoming light rays that have been reflected off a mirror. Too bad that diverging lens and mirrors are not included, because that is where students have the most difficulty.