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Can somebody answer this question? What is your opinion or fact. If a very powerful laser hit a mirror on the reflective side, would it bounce back and hit you or would it cut through the mirror?



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OK, let us go back to basics. Go outside on a sunny day. Take with you a small hand-mirror and a small piece of dark cloth. Put them side by side where the sun can shine on them, the mirror with its reflective side up. After five minutes, check with your finger to see which is warmer, the mirror or the cloth. Then ask your question again, but this time tell us what YOU think would happen, and why.

Jack L. Uretsky



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