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Concept behind levitating object mirage

  1. Oct 17, 2007 #1
    I'm sure you've hear or seen this. Its a device that has two bowl shaped mirrors on top of each other, facing each other and the top bowl has a hole cut in the top. The device creates a mirage of any object placed at the bottom that seems to levitate above the hole. How can this phenomena be explained and what concepts are used to create the illusion?
     
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  3. Oct 17, 2007 #2

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