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Lightbender Movie No. 4: Text

Now let's combine these four sets of images into a single frame, adjust relative intensities, and return to our orbit around a black hole. Note that for a given photon, the probability of its completing a particular path decreases as the path grows more c omplex. Therefore, the objects in each succeeding ring are significantly dimmer than in the preceeding rings.

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Last modified by David Curtis, NCSA, September 21, 1995.