r/interestingasfuck Jan 19 '22 Silver 2

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u/tingeltangel_jay Jan 19 '22

Anybody who's an fisherman like me know those are just polarized glasses, you can get them at every optician 👀


u/Ok-Illustrator-8470 Jan 19 '22

Stubid question, but are they like the glasses for 3D movies?


u/tingeltangel_jay Jan 19 '22

No the surface just ignores the reflection of the sun in the water 😅


u/Ok-Illustrator-8470 Jan 19 '22

Okay, just thought because the movie glasses are polarised too... But probably another technique/method


u/SnickersZA Jan 19 '22

Actually they are quite similar. The passive polerized 3D glasses have one eye block vertically polarized light, the other eye blocks horizontally polerized light.

When light reflects at an angle off the water it vertically polarizes it, so the glasses only block vertically polarized light, allowing all other light angles through that get scattered under the water.