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ERIC Number: EJ028827
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Publication Date: 1970
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Newton's Experimentum Crucis Reconsidered
Holtsmark, Torger
American Journal of Physics, 38, 10, 1229-1235, Oct '70
Certain terminological inconsistencies in the teaching of optical theory at the elementary level are traced back to Newton who derived them from Euclidean geometrical optics. Discusses this terminological ambiguity which influenced later textbooks. (LS)
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