Polarization: Light Waves, Rainbows, and Cheap Sunglasses
published: June 7, 2010, recorded: January 2003, views: 15761
Report a problem or upload filesIf you have found a problem with this lecture or would like to send us extra material, articles, exercises, etc., please use our ticket system to describe your request and upload the data.
Enter your e-mail into the 'Cc' field, and we will keep you updated with your request's status.
In this lecture taped before a live audience of elementary and middle school students and their families, MIT Physics Professor Walter Lewin explains polarization, and demonstrates properties of light in rainbows, smoke and the sky. He answers the perennial question, "why is the sky blue?" and creates a red sunset in the laboratory.
Link this pageWould you like to put a link to this lecture on your homepage?
Go ahead! Copy the HTML snippet !