Optical Phenomena

Some articles on optical phenomena, phenomena, optical:

Paul Cézanne - Life and Work - Optical Phenomena
... simultaneous visual perceptions of the same phenomena to provide the viewer with an aesthetic experience of depth different from those of earlier ideals of perspective, in particular ...
Applications - Atmospheric Optics
... The unique optical properties of the atmosphere cause a wide range of spectacular optical phenomena ... The variation in these kinds of phenomena is due to different particle sizes and geometries ... Mirages are optical phenomena in which light rays are bent due to thermal variations in the refraction index of air, producing displaced or heavily distorted images of distant objects ...
Index Of Physics Articles - C
... sensor Catapult effect Catastrophic optical damage Catherine Bréchignac Cathodoluminescence Cathodoluminescence microscope Catoptrics Cauchy's ... gyroscope Control rod Control volume Controlled NOT gate Controlled aerodynamic instability phenomena Convection Convection cell Convection heater Convection microwave Convection zone Convection–di ... Sciences and Education Corner reflector Cornering force Corona Corona (optical phenomenon) Corona discharge Corona poling Coronal mass ejection Coronal radiative losses ...

Famous quotes containing the words phenomena and/or optical:

    The manifestation of poetry in external life is formal perfection. True sentiment grows within, and art must represent internal phenomena externally.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    It is said that a carpenter building a summer hotel here ... declared that one very clear day he picked out a ship coming into Portland Harbor and could distinctly see that its cargo was West Indian rum. A county historian avers that it was probably an optical delusion, the result of looking so often through a glass in common use in those days.
    —For the State of New Hampshire, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)