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Light: reflection and refraction

Regular and diffused reflection

We are able to see things because of our sense of sight. It enables us to see beautiful landscapes, buildings, stars, moon, and everything else around us. Have you ever wondered how we are able to see these objects?

We are able to see different objects when light from these objects enters our eyes. This light may have been emitted by the object or reflected by it. We cannot see in dark. Can you explain why?

Laws of reflection

Consider a ray of light falling on a plane mirror. When the ray of light hits the mirror, it gets reflected in a certain direction. The ray of light which was incident on the mirror is known as the incident ...

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