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" Difference of colour if therefore not a test of difference of refrangibility, and the conclusion deduced by Newton is no longer admissible as a general truth : " That to the same degree of refrangibility ever belongs the same colour, and to the same colour... "
Recreations in mathematics and natural philosophy, recomposed by m. Montucla ... - Page 333
by Jacques Ozanam - 1840
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An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book ..., Volume 2

Denison Olmsted - 1832 - 378 pages
...actually consist of two different colors possessing the same degree of refrangibility. Difference of color is therefore not a test of difference of refrangibility...same degree of refrangibility ever belongs the same color, and to the same color ever belongs the same degree of refrangibility." By absorbing the excess...
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An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book ..., Volume 2

Denison Olmsted - 1832 - 402 pages
...yellow and blue, and orange light into yellow and red ; and it consequently follows, that the orange and green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot...absorption, and actually consist of two different colors possessing the same degree of refrangibility. Difference of color is therefore not a test of...
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A Treatise on Optics

David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache - 1833 - 674 pages
...yellow and blue, and orange light into yellow and red ; and it consequently follows, that the orange and green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot...absorption, and actually consist of two different colors possessing the same degree of refrangibility. Difference of color is therefore not a test of...
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The Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 390 pages
...two different colors possessing the same degree of refrangibility. Difference of color, therefore, is not a test of difference of refrangibility, and the...Newton is no longer admissible as a general truth. By this analysis of the spectrum, not only with blue glass but with a variety of colored media, Sir...
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 666 pages
...Consequently the orange and green rays, though incapable of decomposition by refraction, can be resolved by absorption, and actually consist of two different...same degree of refrangibility. Difference of colour, therefore, is not a test of difference of refrangibility, and the conclusion deduced by Newton is no...
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Pneumatics, electricity, magnetism, and optics

Denison Olmsted - 1835 - 374 pages
...yellow and blue, and orange light into yellow and red ; and it consequently follows, that the orange and green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot...decomposed by absorption, and actually consist of two difj'erent colors possessing the same degree of refrangibility. Difference of color is therefore not...
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Treatise on Optics

David Brewster - 1837 - 432 pages
...yellow and blue, and orange light into yellow and red ; and it consequently follows, that the orange and green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot be decomposed by prismatic refraction, can bo decomposed by absorption, and actually consist of two different colors possessing the same degree...
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A Treatise on Optics

David Brewster - 1841 - 432 pages
...yellow and blue, and orange light into yellow and red ; and it consequently follows, that the orange and green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot...absorption, and actually consist of two different colors possessing the same degree of refrangibility. Difference of color is therefore not a test of...
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The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art, Volume 2

1841 - 444 pages
...two different colors possessing the same degree of refrangibility. Difference of color, therefore, is not a test of difference of refrangibility, and the...conclusion deduced by Newton, is no longer admissible a* a general truth. By t hi?. analysis of the spectrum, not only with blue glass, but with a variety...
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The Physiology of Vision

William Mackenzie - 1841 - 460 pages
...when mixed with the yellow, constituted the part of the green space next to the yellow. The orange and green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot be decomposed by prismatic refraction, are decomposed by absorption, and actually consist each of two different colours possessing the same...
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