The Science Behind The Transparency of Glass And Other Amorphous Solids

In this fascinating Ted-Ed lesson, scientist Mark Miodownik explains the science behind glass and other amorphous solids and what causes them to be transparent.

If you look through your glasses, binoculars or a window, you see the world on the other side. How is it that something so solid can be so invisible?

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