Polarizing Puzzle

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Source

G4G14

Title

Polarizing Puzzle

Creator

Contributor

Raymond Hall

Subject

Puzzle

Description

Two rectangular sheets that filter light according to polarization- with a twist. Rotating the two sheets ninety degrees with respect to each other results in all light blocked as expected, but flipping over a sheet also gives a similar result. Does this imply new physics? Reconciling this unexpected behavior is the problem left to the reader.

Identifier

G14-022

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Citation

“Polarizing Puzzle,” G4G Gift Exchange Archive, accessed July 24, 2024, https://g4gexchangearchive.omeka.net/items/show/1012.

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