Exhibit nº1




In exhibit nº1, prisms and Newton rings apparatus, as well as a reference to a fundamental book, “Opticks”…


Left: the title page of Opticks (1704), by Isaac Newton, published 30 years after his theories on light and colour were presented to the Royal Society.

Right: illustration of Newton’s fundamental experiment to show the heterogeneous nature of white light, thereby proving it is composed  of light with different colours, the same that make up the spectrum created by an optical prism.


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