17th Century optics experiment

17th Century optics experiment

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Caption: 17th Century optics experiment. Historical engraving of apparatus used to carry out experiments into the refraction of sunlight. Published in Musurgia Universalis, by Athanasius Kircher, Italy, 1650.

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