Refraction in water experiment

Refraction in water experiment

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Credit: MARTYN F. CHILLMAID/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Refraction in water experiment. The ruler appears to bend because light travels more slowly in water than in air, causing the light to change direction (refract) at the water-air boundary.

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