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Sometimes on the road, you see those shiny spots. I thought it was the heat reflecting off the asphalt, but on t.v., it showed the road when it w was cold . What caused it?



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It is a "mirage" - caused by the bending of light through the layers of atmosphere near the road - what you are actually seeing when you see the shiny spots (usually) is an image of the sky.

Arthur Smith



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