Burning mirror

Related to Burning mirror: Burning times
a concave mirror, or a combination of plane mirrors, used for the same purpose as a burning glass.
- Weale.

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The early technology that led to the development of solar cookers was a large curved mirror, called a burning mirror, that focused the Sun's rays on an object, causing it to burst into flames.
One of these notebooks, titled A Burning Mirror = Memoirs, begins as a surreal jailhouse interrogation, a futuristic scenario in which "B/403" has been detained for violating the fictive "Publishing Act of 1990" (68).
The Burning Mirror is especially intriguing because the author is a Pakistani living in Scotland.
In On Burning Mirrors, 1992, a fluid design that seems half art-nouveau and half Mayan is superimposed on a gray and turquoise ground like shot silk.
And where is the similarity between this [process] and burning mirrors? Indeed, its burning point is far from the spot of the reflection of rays.
[Rather], heat occurs here from the reflection of light and air is heated by this process as can be observed in the [experiment of] burning mirrors. And you must know that the rays are not bodies--for if they were bodies there would be two bodies in one place, [and by that] I mean the air and the rays--but attributes of a transparent body.