How Does Light Bend?

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Light bends because when it hits a certain material, and slows down, going a different direction. This occurs when light hits water making the light bend. You can find more information here: http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/phy99/phy99415.htm
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1 Additional Answer
Light bends or refracts when it passes through something possessing a thicker density. An example of this is light passing through water is bent which makes any object seen under the water appear not to line up with what is above the water. You can find more information here: http://library.thinkquest.org/27066/lightrays/nlrefraction.html
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