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glasses are reflecting light waves but other things like wood are not. why?

glasses are reflecting light waves but other things like wood are not. why?

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 181 Points
7 years ago
Every material has two properties, Reflecting and absorbing. Materials like wood absorb most of the light and reflect so little that is not noticeable. Whereas, Polished materials like mirrors reflect a very large portion of light and absorb very little.

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Apoorva Arora
IIT Roorkee
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