Polarised Light

An animation demonstrating a process called polarisation. Light is an electromagnetic wave. Usually the plane containing a light wave can be in any direction, but a polarising plate can be put in place to make one direction more likely than others, and the light is said to be polarised.

Credit:

ESO/L. Calçada

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Id:polarisedlight1
Release date:24 September 2013, 12:53
Duration:26s

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Type:• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System

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