Wednesday, June 1, 2011

That's one way to see the board...

This is Amani.  Amani wears glasses.  Well... Amani has glasses.  Mike thought that he'd help Amani see the board a bit better on our penultimate day of classes, by providing some opera glasses.

Hey, physics students (...that are preparing for the exam!), there's some very cool optics at play here: Wikipedia away!  The simpler opera glasses are a good example of compound lens systems (one converging and one diverging.  

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