Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

Light in the Shadows: the Poisson Spot

The wave theory of light predicts that there should be a bright spot right in the center of the shadow of a spherical object. This sounds crazy...but is it true?

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot 2

MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot 2

Category: Engineering | Updated 3 years ago

Created
October 25, 2011 12:20
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
5689 times

More from MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot 2

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Added over 3 years ago | 00:06:48 | 4335 views

Making Ice Cream with Salt: The Effect of Salt on the Freezing and Boiling Points of Water

Making Ice Cream with Salt: The Eff...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:05:15 | 6087 views

Gas Pressure

Gas Pressure

Added over 3 years ago | 00:04:55 | 4131 views

Ostwald Ripening in Ice Cream

Ostwald Ripening in Ice Cream

Added over 3 years ago | 00:09:57 | 8034 views

Volta and Galvani - Wood

Volta and Galvani - Wood

Added 3 years ago | 00:08:11 | 2749 views

Surface Tension

Surface Tension

Added over 3 years ago | 00:04:26 | 4808 views