Experiment with prismatic colours

Experiment with prismatic colours

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Caption: Experiment showing that prismatic colours cannot be split further. From Mathematical Elements of Natural Philosophy confirm'd by Experiment JT Desaguliers (London 1747). This was a 'popular' explanation of Newton's work.

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