Reflection of Parallel Rays by a Sphere

The green sphere reflects the incoming orange parallel rays that hit the surface at different angles. The angle between an incoming ray and its normal equals the angle between the outgoing ray and the normal, but with the sign reversed.



  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]
  • [Snapshot]
    • Share:

Embed Interactive Demonstration New!

Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site. More details »

Files require Wolfram CDF Player or Mathematica.