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Snell's Law of Refraction (Wave Fronts)
Light travels at different speeds through different materials, causing it to bend according to Snell's law. Here light is represented by traveling wave fronts coming from a light source above the boundary between two materials.
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Todd Rowland
Suggested by:
Stephen Wolfram
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Contributed by:
Todd Rowland
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Stephen Wolfram
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