Description Of The Light ( Thermal Energy )

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1. Description of Functional features
This experiment is using a method whereby the light (thermal energy) is directed back upon the can of water from several different directions, increasing the efficiency. Considering that the reflecting of light cannot add nor remove power, the aluminium does not act to amplify. However, reproducing the rays using a mirror system replicates the power. Each individual ray mirrors the power of the original Sun’s rays, but because there are multiple, a much stronger power source is gained. In addition to this, the rays are targeted better, so rather than a widespread area of one power level, there is a targeted point with that same power level. This method is seen frequently today. Look to Image 1.0 , for example, to see the Walkie-Talkie building in London. The single worst designed building in history. Because of its reflective properties, it was able to heat the pavement below to around 60°C, and severely damage cars, ranging from destroying the paintwork to actually melting parts wing mirrors, car insignias and varies panels. This building, it would seem, is very supportive of my experiment, proving that targeting the Sun’s rays into one spot does prove to be more intensive. It doesn’t, though, seem to like Londoners very much.
The Walkie-Talkie building is curved; however this experiment has 3 “walls” set up in somewhat of a half cube. This is shown in Diagram 1.0. Both have their goods and bads, however using the box-like system…
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