Java Physics



Plane Mirror Image



A Funny Demonstration :
"No matter a plane mirror is placed closer to or farher away from you, the portion of your body seen through the mirror is always the same"


(1) Drag the mirror to its right front position.
(2) Drag the scrollbar"object distance" to its far right end (set the object as close as possible to you)
(3) Check the box "Smaller Mirror"
(4) Then use the scrollbar "Shift the mirror (Front-Back)" to change the object-mirror distance.



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Refraction through prism (Applet)

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Author and Copyright:

Chiu-king Ng

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