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Opticks; or, A treatise of the reflections, refractions, inflections & colours of light. Based on the 4th ed., London, 1730;

Author: Isaac Newton
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1952]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most readable of all the great classics of physical science, Opticks presents a comprehensive survey of 18th-century knowledge of light. Newton describes his experiments with spectroscopy, colors, lenses, reflection, refraction, and more, in language lay readers can easily follow.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.
Opticks.
New York, Dover Publications [1952]
(OCoLC)609442264
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Newton
OCLC Number: 535546
Description: cxv, 406 pages illustrations, portraits, facsimiles 19 cm
Contents: Book one of the Opticks --
Book two of the Opticks --
Book three of the Opticks --
Queries 1-31.
Responsibility: with a foreword by Albert Einstein, an introd. by Sir Edmund Whittaker, a pref. by I. Bernard Cohen, and an analytical table of contents prepared by Duane H.D. Roller.

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One of the most readable of all the great classics of physical science, Opticks presents a comprehensive survey of 18th-century knowledge of light. Newton describes his experiments with spectroscopy, colors, lenses, reflection, refraction, and more, in language lay readers can easily follow.

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