spots on the Road
Sometimes on the road, you see those shiny spots. I thought it was
the heat reflecting off the asphalt, but on t.v., it showed the road when it w
was cold . What caused it?
It is a "mirage" - caused by the bending of light through
the layers of atmosphere near the road - what you are actually
seeing when you see the shiny spots (usually) is an
image of the sky.
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Update: June 2012