Types of reflection

Light reflects from a smooth surface at the ...

Resolving power of microscopes

Different types of microscope have different ...

Refraction of light in water

When light travels from air into water, it ...

Mitochondria under the microscope

Microscopes have been crucial for our ...

The visible spectrum

The visible spectrum showing the wavelengths ...

Refraction and spearfishing

Light coming from the fish refracts (changes ...

Cell theory: Why is it important?

Nobel prize winner, Sir Paul Nurse, thinks ...

Convex mirror

When parallel light rays hit a convex mirror ...

Colour mixing

The results of mixing red, green and blue ...

Red shirt and blue shorts

Why does the shirt look red and the shorts ...

Water in its three states of matter

Water behaves differently to most other ...

Concave mirror

When parallel light rays hit a concave mirror ...

How we see 3D

Dr Adrian Dorrington, a scientist from the ...

Lake reflection

This photo of Lake Matheson shows specular ...

What is resolution?

Allan Mitchell (Microscopy Otago) talks about ...

Core cell organelles

Some organelles are found in virtually every ...

Artefacts in the SEM

Liz Girvan (Microscopy Otago) talks about the ...

Refraction

By using the example of spearing a fish ...

Converging lens

Each light ray entering a converging (convex) ...

How lenses magnify

In simple magnification, light from an object ...

Prism

When white light shines through a prism, each ...

The microscopic scale

We define the microscopic scale as the range ...

Concave lens

Each light ray entering a diverging (concave) ...

How the eye works

Associate Professor Gordon Sanderson is ...

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