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" ... follows, that the orange and green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot be decomposed by prismatic refraction, can be decomposed by absorption, and actually consist of two different colours possessing the same degree of refrangibility. "
On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences - Page 175
by Mary Somerville - 1834 - 458 pages
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The Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 390 pages
...and also absorbs the blue light, which when mixed with the yellow forms the part of the green space next to the yellow. Hence, by absorption, green light...absorption, and actually consist of two different colors possessing the same degree of refrangibility. Difference of color, therefore, is not a test...
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Recreations in mathematics and natural philosophy, recomposed by m. Montucla ...

Jacques Ozanam - 1840
...green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot be decomposed by prismatic refraction, can be decomposed by absorption, and actually consist of two different...same degree of refrangibility. Difference of colour is therefore not a test of difference of refrangibility, and the conclusion deduced by Newton is no...
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The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art, Volume 2

1841
...and nlv> absorbs the blue light, which, when mixed with the yellow, forms the part of the green space next to the yellow. Hence, by absorption, green light...Consequently, the orange and green rays, though incapable of decompositioa by refraction, cau be resolved by absorption, and actually consist of two different colors...
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Elementary Physics: An Introduction to the Study of Natural Philosophy

Robert Hunt - 1851 - 498 pages
...green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot be decomposed by prismatic refraction, can be decomposed by absorption, and actually consist of two different...same degree of refrangibility. Difference of colour is, therefore, not a test of difference of refrangibility ; the conclusion deduced by Newton is. no...
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A Treatise on Optics; or, light and sight, theoretically and practically ...

Edward NUGENT (Civil Engineer) - 1868 - 294 pages
...green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot be decomposed by prismatic refraction, can be decomposed by absorption, and actually consist of two different...same degree of refrangibility. Difference of colour is therefore not a te*t of difference of refrangibility, and the conclusion deduced by Newton is no...
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Cyclopadic Science Simplified

John Henry Pepper - 1869 - 722 pages
...green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot be decomposed by prismatic refraction, can be decomposed by absorption, and actually consist of two different...same degree of refrangibility. Difference of colour is, therefore, not a test of difference of refrangibility. Red, yellow, and blue light exist at every...
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Optics: Light and Sight Theoretically and Practically Considered, with Their ...

Edward Nugent - 1870 - 268 pages
...green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot be decomposed by prismatic refraction, can be decomposed by absorption, and actually consist of two different...same degree of refrangibility. Difference of colour is therefore not a test of difference of refrangibility, and the conclusion deduced by Newton is no...
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Cyclopædic science simplified

John Henry Pepper - 1877 - 766 pages
...green rays of the spectrum, though they cannot be decomposed by prismatic refraction, can be decomposed by absorption, and actually consist of two different...same degree of refrangibility. Difference of colour is, therefore, not a test of difference of refrangibility. Red, yellow, and blue light exist at every...
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In Nature's Name: An Anthology of Women's Writing and Illustration, 1780-1930

Barbara T. Gates - 2002 - 700 pages
...orange; and also absorbs the blue light, which when mixed with the yellow forms part of the green space next to the yellow. Hence by absorption, green light...of colour, therefore, is not a test of difference or refrangibility, and the conclusion deduced by Newton is no longer admissible as a general truth....
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