Refraction and Reflection

Most recent answer: 03/24/2017

When water is refracting surface and it suffers refraction then why we see age of our face in it just like reflection
- charvi (age 15)

When light hits an interface like the one between air and water it is partly refracted and partly reflected. The only exception is if it hits at a very shallow angle coming from the high-refractive-index side, in which case it is all reflected.

Mike W.

(published on 03/24/2017)