Why Do Mirrors Flip Things Horizontally (But Not Vertically)?

by Fiona MacDonald on Science Alert Site:

When you look in a mirror, you’re looking at a horizontally backwards version of yourself, right?

Wrong.

As the Physics Girl explains, it’s more complicated than that.

Watch and listen to the video below.

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