College Physics

1st Edition
Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
Publisher: OpenStax College
ISBN: 9781938168000

College Physics

1st Edition
Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
Publisher: OpenStax College
ISBN: 9781938168000


Chapter 34, Problem 13CQ
Textbook Problem

Does observed gravitational lensing correspond to a converging or diverging lens? Explain briefly.

Expert Solution
To determine

Whether the observed gravitational lensing corresponds to converging or diverging lens.

Explanation of Solution

In case of an optical lens reflection, there exists a linear relationship between the angle by which a light ray is reflected and its location. While in case of gravitational lens deflection, the angle by which a light ray is reflected is inversely proportional to its location...

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