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" ... that every ray of white light may be separated into seven primary colours : red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet — that the variegated colouring which appears on the face of nature is not in the objects themselves, but in the light... "
The Elements of Acoustics, Light, and Heat - Page 82
by John Charles Buckmaster - 1871 - 186 pages
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The Christian Philosopher, Or, The Connection of Science and Philosophy with ...

Thomas Dick - Philosophy and religion - 1826 - 414 pages
...the face of nature is not in the objects themselves, but in the light which falls upon them — that the rainbow is produced by the refraction and reflection of the solar rays in the drops of falling rain — that the rays of light are refracted, or bent out of their course, when...
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The Christian philosopher

Thomas Dick - 1840 - 370 pages
...the face of nature is not in the objects themselves, but in the light which falls upon them — that the rainbow is produced by the refraction and reflection of the solar rays in the drops of falling rain — that the rays of light are refracted, or bent out of their course, when...
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The Complete Works of Thomas Dick, Volume 2

Thomas Dick - 1850 - 520 pages
...the face of nature is not in the objecte themselves, but in the light which falls upon them— that the rainbow is produced by the refraction and reflection of the solar rays in the drops of falling rain— that the rays of light are refracted, or bent out of their course, when...
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Science Popularly Explained: The Principles of Natural and Physical Science ...

David Ames Wells - Science - 1856 - 598 pages
...have a ready explanation of the phenomena of the rainbow. Q. What is the CAUSE of the rainbow ? A. The rainbow is produced by the refraction and reflection of the solar rays in the drops of falling rain. Q. What are the CONDITIONS NECESSARY in order that we may see a rainbow...
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The Science of Common Things: A Familiar Explanation of the First Principles ...

David Ames Wells - Physics - 1859 - 344 pages
...drops in the position of A ; and thus it sees a rainbow. 1683 What is the occasion of the rainbow ? The rainbow is produced by the refraction and reflection of the solar rays in the drops of falling rain. 1683 What are the conditions necessary in order that we may see a rainbow...
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The Elements of Experimental Physics. Acoustics, Light and Heat, Magnetism ...

John Charles Buckmaster - Physics - 1864 - 216 pages
...of seven different colours, generally exhibited upon the clouds Opposite the sun during the FIG. 23. occurrence of rain and sunshine. The rainbow is produced...from the sun fall upon the spherical drops of rain and undergo refraction, and are internally reflected, and then emerge into the atmosphere and undergo...
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Familiar science; or, The practical application of the principles of natural ...

David Ames Wells - 1870 - 408 pages
...all drops in the position of D ; and thus it sees a rainbow. What is the OCCASION of the rainbow?— The rainbow is produced by the refraction and reflection of the solar rays in the drops of Fig. 73. falling rain. What are the CONDITIONS NECESSARY in order that we may see a rainbow...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal ..., Volume 42

Education - 1893 - 786 pages
...2(58 November and December numbers, and January and February, r88s. QUERIES ANSWERED. Q. 381. — (a). The rainbow is produced by the refraction and reflection of the solar rays in the drops of falling rain. Two bows are formed; the inner arch is termed the primary bow, and the outer...
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