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Sight, light, and color.

Author: David Jollands; Arco Publishing.
Publisher: New York : Arco Pub., 1984.
Series: Science universe series, 3
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Explores the scientific aspects of light, the eye, and color perception discussing their characteristics and interrelationsship with each other.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Jollands; Arco Publishing.
ISBN: 0668061774 9780668061773
OCLC Number: 10299942
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Sight and light --
How light behaves --
The nature of light --
Light reflection and mirrors --
Lenses and the microscope --
The telescope --
Newton and the spectrum --
The human eye --
Vision in the living world --
How we see color --
Color vision in the living world --
Perspective --
Perception and optical illusion --
Display and camouflage --
The primary colors --
Light sensitivity --
How a camera works --
Developing and printing --
Motion pictures --
High-speed and time lapse photography --
The electromagnetic spectrum --
Beyond red in the spectrum --
Beyond violet in the spectrum --
How a laser works --
How lasers are used --
Fibre optics --
The miracle of sunlight.
Series Title: Science universe series, 3

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Explores the scientific aspects of light, the eye, and color perception discussing their characteristics and interrelationsship with each other.

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