Beakman's World: How Mirrors Work
00:02:47 - 00:07:02
Beakman explains how light rays reflect off of smooth vs. bumpy surfaces. Since a mirror is smooth and is coated with a metallic backing, the light comes right back at the perfect angle, creating a reflection.


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