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Opticks

By Newton, Isaac

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Reproduction Date: 2012

Title: Opticks  
Author: Newton, Isaac
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Nature, Science
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Opticks
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1730
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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The famous physicist Sir Isaac Newton lectured on optics from 1670 - 1672. He worked on refraction of light into colored beams using prisms and discovered chromatic aberration. He also postulated the corpuscular form of light and an ether to transmit forces between the corpuscles. His Opticks, first published 1704 contains his postulates about the topic. This is the fourth edition in English, from 1730, which Newton corrected from the third edition before his death. (Summary by Availle)

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