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Lecture 19: Introduction to Color Science (16)

This video by UPenn students features a recreation of the Newton color wheel ( It just revisits how Newton was the first to understand the phenomenon behind rainbows, and this link here ( discusses a bit of history describing the series of discoveries that led to his formative thoughts.


This experiment was devised in order to figure out whether or not we could split the colors of the rainbow into smaller subdivisions. However, this experiment proved that we couldn't.

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