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How does a Fresnel lens work?

April 22nd, 2009

Episode 242 of 1055 episodes

The thin piece of plastic called a Fresnel lens solves some of the problems inherent in traditional magnifying lenses. Learn more about the benefits and weaknesses of Fresnel lenses in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.