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Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions

The Spectroscope (animation)

The spectroscope was originally used by Sir Isaac Newton in 1666, who introduced the term “spectrum” to describe the array of colors that make up visible light. This was the first step toward using light as a tool for exploring the atom.

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Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions


Produced by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 2014.
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