# What happens if I shine my flashlight on a clear window?

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## What happens when you shine a flashlight into a mirror?

If you shine a light into a mirror, you simply divert the energy in another direction. If the questioner is talking about placing a mirror behind a light source such as a table lamp or candle, the mirror only reflects the light which would otherwise have been absorbed by the wall.

## What do you see when you shine a flashlight on the wall what happens when you place an object in the light’s path?

Your body does not allow light to pass through it, so it will create a shadow on the wall. You can use all kinds of objects to block the light and make shadows. The closer the object moves to the flashlight, the bigger and fuzzier its shadow will be.

## Why can you see yourself in a mirror but not a wall?

You get diffuse reflection off a wall instead because of the rough surface, and as result, the light rays don’t converge (or appear to converge) like they do in a mirror, so you don’t see an image form. If you painted your walls with a very smooth layer of paint, it would look shiny and you might see yourself in it.

## Why do we sometimes look different in a plane mirror?

A reflection appears to be the same distance from the “other side” of the mirror as the viewer’s eyes are from the mirror. … However, if the surface of the mirror is curved, the angles of reflection are different at different points on the surface.

## Are two flashlights twice as bright?

So: The brightness is the same. Means: If I point to the lumen-measure device with one torch (maybe ~0.5m distance), adding another would have no impact on the result, if it has exactly the same power. He denied and said, that the more torches/bulbs you add, the more brightness you will get.

## What happens when you turn on the flashlight in front of a clear glass of water?

Glass and water are thicker and heavier than air. They are said to be ‘denser’ than air. What happens is that light slows down when it passes from the less dense air into the denser glass or water. This slowing down of the ray of light also causes the ray of light to change direction.

## What color light is best for veins?

Shorter wavelength (orange) light highlights veins as deep as 3 mm. Longer wavelength (red) light reaches a depth up to 6 mm and is appropriate for use on dark skin.

## Can a phone flashlight burn you?

The lifespan of the LEDs is around 100,000 hours. It takes about 4,166 days to get to that point. If you kept your phone for that long and never turned the flashlight off, it would likely burn out.

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## Why does a flashlight turn skin red?

When you put your hand over a flashlight, why do your fingers glow red? This happens because the light is passing through your red blood cells, which absorb most of the non-red colors in the white light emitted by the flashlight.