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    Refraction and fiber optic cable diameter

    Hello there, I'm wondering if there is any restricting reason why fiber optic cables are not made thicker. Regardless of the practical applications, is there any reason you can't make a fiber optic cable that is only 2m long but 2cm thick (compared to the normal 0.0125 cm thick)? Does width of...
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    Judging distance of a light source

    Is there a way to judge the distance of a light source, or from where it was last reflected, by analyzing the characteristics of the light? Are there any properties of light that change, or better yet, consistently change over distance? I'm trying to figure out if somehow there would be a way to...