A page from newtons manuscript

The paper above is a page from newton’s manuscript “Of colors”. Newton was a scientist from the scientific revolution who came up with many great theories and laws that shape how we view the universe today. In this specific paper Newton is writing about colors and prisms. He came up with the theory of light, which he talks about here. Isaac Newton was able to come up with this theory by carrying our multiple experiments. In this experiment he passed a white light through two prisms and in the first prism a rainbow of colors was produced and in the second  the light had turned once again into white light. The colors he saw he turned into something called the “Color Wheel” This wheel became the model for many color systems in the 18th and 19th century.

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