Refraction of light in water.

What water can do to light.

In the last post, I showed you a couple of pictures of a vase filled with dandelions.

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Dandelions and light being focussed by the water in the vase.

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?

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Refraction of light in water.

This can be used for all kinds of cool experiments, provided you have the right kind of coins at hand:

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1 NOK with a water droplet in the middle, acting as a lens. See how the dandelions are flipped upside down in the middle of the coin?

This kind of stuff keeps me entertained for quite some time!

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