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Subject: How does fog affect how you see a light source

Date: Sun Mar 9 06:23:31 2008
Posted by AShley
Grade level: 7-9 School: Milford Middle School
City: Milford State/Province: NH Country: USA
Area of science: Earth Sciences
ID: 1205069011.Es

I understand how fog affects a light source when you are behind a light (as in 
when you are in a car and see the headlights) but what about if you are on the 
opposite side of the light?  Is the light still seen as diffracted so the 
source will seem larger than it really is?

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