THE NEVER ENDING FASCINATING INFINITE REFLECTION
For over a hundred years, man has pondered the puzzling mirror condition of infinite reflections.
The Big Brain specifies reaching infinity through the use of various mirrors. Previously, Plano mirrors were used for this experiment, exhibiting the infinity of seemingly endless reflections. This time, the choice of mirrors include two convex mirrors. These are questions surrounding this experiment:
1) Is infinity reflection state achieved?
2) Is infinity reached faster or slower with convex mirrors compared to plano mirrors?
3) How is the speed of infinity defined?
To answer these questions, one must consider two models. One is purely mathematical and theoretical and the other is the real world actual experiment. For our purposes, both are important. First, the obviates of this experiment include the tiny minute offset of the mirror positions that result in the image shifting position as it continues towards an infinite state. This upsets the infinity purity.
|The limit of count (black rings) is eight reflections with two convex mirrors|
The cost of this experiment is 60 cents. Two plastic quality convex chrome "mini blind spot" mirrors were obtained from Wenzhoushi Senhu Locks, part number #SF-011. One mirror is placed on the table. Next to the mirror is a box. A piece of tape is applied to the top of a second mirror and the mirror is connected to the box, parallel to the base mirror, and are concentrically adjusted. The infinity of reflections are observed and recorded.
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