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Contact: Mark Pauly
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne


Caption: Researchers at EPFL found a way to control "caustics", patterns that appear when light hits a water surface or a transparent material. Thanks to an algorithm, they can shape a transparent object so that it reflects a coherent image.

Credit: (c) Alain Herzog

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