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ERIC Number: ED182149
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-May
Pages: 32
Abstractor: N/A
Newton's Investigation of Light and Color: Historical and Experimental Notes. Experiment No. 7.
Devons, Samuel
The life and work of Isaac Newton and his investigations of light and color are described in detail. Notes include preliminary observations of chromatic dispersion; dispersion by an equilateral prism; the "Experimentum Crucos" or the composite nature of white light; the nature of colored light and illumination; transmissions and reflections; and the reconstitution of white light. (Author/SA)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY., Barnard Coll.
Note: For related documents, see SE 029 865-873; Contains occasional marginal legibility