Do microscopes use lenses or mirrors?

Answer Microscopes use lenses and mirrors. The mirror that is mounted under the stand of the microscope causes light to bounce off it, which passes through the object to be seen, and then into the lenses.... Read More »

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What Effects Do Lenses & Mirrors Have on Light?

Light is essentially defined as the range of electromagnetic radiation that can be detected by the human eye. The electromagnetic radiation is composed of energized particles called photons that tr... Read More »

What kind of mirrors are security mirrors made with?

Security mirrors, sometimes referred to as safety mirrors, are created using convex or domed shaped mirrors. The convex shape provides a 160-degree wide viewing angle while the domed mirror can pro... Read More »

How to Add Convex Mirrors to Sideview Mirrors?

Adding convex mirrors to your side view mirrors widens your visual range. The most popular reason for installing convex mirrors is to see around a trailer you are hauling with your car or truck. Fo... Read More »

Why Are Convex Mirrors Used As Rearview Mirrors?

Anyone who has sat in the driver's or passenger's seat in a car has probably noticed the tiny wording, "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear," that runs along the bottom of the passenger-s... Read More »