A ray of light passes from air into a block of glass. Does it bend towards the normal or away from it ?
As glass is optically denser than air, the ray of light bends towards the normal.
Light travels more quickly through water than through glass. (a) Which is optically denser : water or glass ? (b) If a ray of light passes from glass into water, which way will it bend : towards the normal or away from the normal ?