Definition of optics
- But before we deal with telescopes, you need to understand a little about optics—how light is controlled.
- —Michael Zeilik et al.
- Everything we know suggests that [eyeglasses] were invented by chance, and by laymen who were not learned in optics.
- —Daniel J. Boorstin
- … when a broken-down bailout recipient like Citigroup tries to pay its top executives gigantic bonuses or to acquire a new private jet, it has failed to reconsider the optics.
- —Nick Paumgarten
- Skilling said Baxter "was concerned about the optics of the conflict, but not about the ethics or propriety of the transactions," according to interview memos.
- —Peter Behr and April Witt