ⓘ Aberration


ⓘ Aberration

  • Chromatic aberration, caused by differences in refractive index for different wavelengths of light, in contrast with monochromatic aberration, which occurs for all frequencies of light
  • Astronomical aberration, which produces an apparent motion of celestial objects
  • Spherical aberration, which occurs when light rays pass through a spherical lens near the edge
  • Relativistic aberration, the distortion of light at high velocities
  • Defocus aberration, which occurs when a system is out of focus
  • Optical aberration, an imperfection in image formation by an optical system

1. Biology and medicine

  • Cardiac aberrancy, aberration of the conduction of action potentials in the electrical conduction system of the heart
  • Chromosome abnormality, or aberration, a disruption in the normal chromosomal content of a cell
  • aberratio or aberration, a rare mutant butterfly or moth wing pattern.

2. Entertainment

  • Aberration EP
  • Aberration, a DLC for the video game ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Aberrations, or abbies, are human-like creatures in the American TV series Wayward Pines
  • Aberration film, a horror movie

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