Total Internal Reflection

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Does total internal reflection occur if the refraction of light is passing from air into water?

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tiny-tim
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hi fromthepast! :smile:

no, total internal reflection is only when refraction is impossible

from air to water, refracted light always bends closer to the normal, so refraction is always possible :wink:
 

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