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Date: 06/09/12 10:15 AM

12 Responses to The Polarization Paradox

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    MacGuffin Female 30-39
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    June 8, 2012 at 2:55 pm
    Link: The Polarization Paradox - A demonstration of some surprising properties of polarized light.
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    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2012 at 10:37 am
    Okay I wasn`t able to watch it all. As interesting as it sounded, his voice was far too monotone and dull.
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    Quackor Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2012 at 11:04 am
    paradox?
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    patchouly Male 40-49
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    June 9, 2012 at 11:04 am
    The Quantum world is amazing.
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    Kain1 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2012 at 11:05 am
    It makes perfect sense, in a quantum mechanical sort of way.. There`s not really a paradox, other than it being quantum mechanics, which is pretty counter intuitive..
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    Buiadh Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2012 at 1:27 pm
    I CAN DO EDUCASHUNZ COS I WATCH DULL VIDEOZ.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    June 9, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    huh?
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    nayrbarr Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2012 at 2:18 pm
    It`s a fairly interesting set of facts, but the presentation (ie, his voice) was awful.
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2012 at 4:58 pm
    Interesting :)
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    June 9, 2012 at 5:15 pm
    @MacGuffin, did you submit this ages ago? I recall seeing it in the Live Subs or something.

    Anyhow, the explaination is simple, if counter-intuative.
    The "filter" doesn`t block all the light, but most of it, and the rest is "oriented" a certain way. The second filter blocks those oriented that way.
    BUT when you put a 3rd filter in the middle, the orientation is changed! Now the 2rd (closest to the camera) filter lets most of the light pass through it!

    Elementary!
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2012 at 5:33 pm
    MacGuffin i love you.

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    MrAtari Male 40-49
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    June 11, 2012 at 2:42 am
    wow, I actually learned something on I-A-B :)

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