Re: NANFA-L-- Precipitate

Todd D. Crail (tcrail-in-UTNet.UToledo.Edu)
Wed, 25 Jan 2006 10:33:51 -0500

Yeah. This is what it looks like (the refraction), except it's white and
opaque, so it looks more like smoke.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Baker" <>

> wrote:
> > Any material dissolving in a liquid will show those differences in
> > index. It is called "schlieren" by chemists and others.
> I never knew what that phenomena was called. I always thought it looked
> sort of like the disturbances in refractive index that heat causes in
> the air ("heat waves"). I suppose it stands to reason that it's
> something similar in water.
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