Optics of the Human Eye

This is a simulation demonstrating the optics of the human eye. It also shows how various lenses can be used to correct for faulty vision. Be aware that it is a simplified version of what actually happens. In the simulation, there is no bending when light moves from the air into the eye (when most of the actual bending happens). Instead, in the simulation only the bendings that happen in the lens of the eye (or in the corrective lenses) is shown.


Tom Walsh

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Target Group (Age)
13 – 19+
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