Multiple Reflections Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Multiple Reflections
Description:
This is the famous "Mirrored Room" at the Knox-Albright Art Gallery. If you look closely, you can see:
-- a table and chair, which are covered with mirrors, like the walls
-- the hood around the camera that was used to take the picture.
To learn more about multiple reflections, visit this Physics Classroom page, and also see the simulation Multiple Reflections from Two Plane Mirrors.

(This feature was updated on August 13, 2013.)
Image:
image credit: <a href="http://www.albrightknox.org" target="_blank">Albright-Knox Art Gallery</a>; <a href="http://www.albrightknox.org/ArtStart/Samaras_l.html" target ="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/mirrored-room-large-7-25-08.jpg" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: Albright-Knox Art Gallery; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/mirrored-room-large-7-25-08.jpg
Featured:
January 16, 2009 - February 1, 2009