Caption: Animation showing the internal refractions of a rotating prism. This splitting of light into the spectrum is a result of the the different amounts that different wavelengths of light are refracted. Blue light is refracted more than red light, with the other spectral colours between them.

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Keywords: black background, colour, colours, demonstration, dispersion, dispersive, education, educational, glass, index, light, optical, optics, physical, physics, prism, refracting, refraction, refractive, rotating, rotation, science, spectral, spectrum, splitting, visible

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Rotating prism

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Duration: 00:00:28.2

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