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l3-22: MIRAGE

Additional Info

  • ID Code: l3-22
  • Purpose: Demonstrate an optical illusion using concave mirrors.
  • Description: Place any small object in the lower mirror, taking care to center it. Almost any small object works well: a ring, strawberry, sugar cube, butterfly, marbles, coins, nuts and bolts, jelly beans, buttons, flowers, vitamins - you name it. Set the upper mirror on top. Instantly, the object appear floating above the mirrored circle, in life-like color and solid appearance. Shine a light on it. Look at it from all sides. But reach to touch it, and your fingers go right through. There's nothing there but thin air!
  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: L3
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