How do you know that a prism doesn’t generate the colors? Cool RadioLab story of Newton and color. They even interpret color into song to help listeners to understand color vision!
Book “Color: a natural history of the palette" by Victora Finlay
“We tear into this show with a dark scene from 1665. A young Isaac Newton, hoping to ride out the plague by heading to the country to puzzle over the deep mysteries of the universe, finds himself wondering about light.”

How do you know that a prism doesn’t generate the colors? Cool RadioLab story of Newton and color. They even interpret color into song to help listeners to understand color vision!

Book “Color: a natural history of the palette" by Victora Finlay

We tear into this show with a dark scene from 1665. A young Isaac Newton, hoping to ride out the plague by heading to the country to puzzle over the deep mysteries of the universe, finds himself wondering about light.”

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