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Name: Alexander
Status: other
Age: 20s
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Date: 1999 


Question:
If you were to construct a perfect sphere which which was coated on the inside with a reflective substance and you stood inside, would you see anything? If you had a light with you, would you be blinded? Would you just see white light all around?


Replies:
Inside a perfectly reflective chamber, tight would keep bouncing around until it hit something that absorbs it. If you were to stand in the chamber, that absorbing object would be you. As soon as you turned the light off, the light would be pretty much all gone - at the speed of light, it wouldn't take very long for every last photon to reach and be absorbed by you.

Richard Barrans Jr., Ph.D.



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