New Generation of Mirrors

The mystery of the mirror has been solved. A mathematician at Drexel University figured out the precise nature of the surface through computer algorithms. By understanding these qualities it is now possible to change the nature of the mirror so it reflects back so your right side is actually on your ride side, and other wider angle reflections. More info Here.

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One Response to “New Generation of Mirrors”

  1. There is another type of “liquid” mirror, made from ionic liquids and silver dust. It is currently used in space telescopes, as scientists need a mirror that can withstand extreme temperatures and also unbreakable:

    http://network.nature.com/people/andrewsun/blog/2009/02/13/liquid-mirrors

    I think by modifying the molecular composition and addition of certain metallic dusts, one can create something called “ionic liquid art”. Haven’t found any cases or anyone who has investigated this, but just a thought.

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