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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Natural Sciences 6
Science & Medicine 17

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

How Light Wave Interference Works

August 4th, 2008

Episode 51 of 1070 episodes

When white light hits a film of oil floating on water, most of it passes through the film, but some of the light is reflected off the top and bottom layers of the film. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about light wave interference.

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