More on what water can do to light.
Remember my fascination with dandelions? Just to remind you:
Especially in combination with coins and water droplets, dandelions are a source of nearly endless entertainment:
See how much cooler 1 NOK coins become only by adding a little water?
Here the same two coins in the sun – see how the water droplet in the coin in the back focusses the light whereas the empty hole in the coin in the front is just a hole?
Pretty cool stuff. And in the next post I’ll show you what this very effect does out in the real world!
What water can do to light.
In the last post, I showed you a couple of pictures of a vase filled with dandelions.
Turns out this might not have been enough of a clue, so here we go:
Isn’t it amazing time and time again how water refracts light and makes things look distorted?
This can be used for all kinds of cool experiments, provided you have the right kind of coins at hand:
This kind of stuff keeps me entertained for quite some time!