Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 28 - Think and Discuss: 95

Answer

You are seeing skylight.

Work Step by Step

As shown in Figure 28.22, what appears to be water on the road is actually skylight that hits the road at grazing incidence, and then refracts upward.
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