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Light Reflections

On hot days, one feels as if water were covering sand or asphalt roads ahead.Explain.
Question asked by: owais z

Asked on: 02 Mar 2009

Presumably you are talking about so-called mirages, whereby the heat makes you think you are seeing things.

Or perhaps the effect of a heat haze whereby the suns rays are hot and the reflection of the rays off the ground makes it look like heat is being given off.

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Replied at: 11 Mar 2009
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