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Fish can hide in the open ocean by manipulating how light reflects off their skin, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
NASA engineers and scientists have been making practice runs to ensure the placement of primary mirror segments on the James Webb Space Telescope go perfectly when the flight equipment is ready.
Contemporary Heaven FR, a well-known online store for wholesale home accessories, recently launched a whole new and exclusive range of decoration mirrors (décoration miroir) by Roco Verre.
A new optical prescription for automobile side-view mirrors may eliminate the dreaded "blind spot" in traffic without distorting the perceived distance of cars approaching from behind.
Google has a dream: Millions of people buy their robotic eyewear and use the specs to send massive stores of data back to Google HQ, allowing them to further fine tune their targeted ads and rake in even more dough.
Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...
Adaptive Optics -- Adaptive optics is a technology to improve the performance of Earth-based telescopes, reversing the effect of atmospheric distortions. When light from a star or another astronomical object enters the Earth's atmosphere, the different temperature layers and different wind speeds distort and move the image in various ways (see seeing for a proper discussion). The net result is that an 8 meters or 10 meters telescope (like the VLT or Keck), while theoretically capable...
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.