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Formation of rainbow by dispersion and total internal reflection (top). Observing Newton's Rings (circular concentric interference fringes). From WJ Gravesande 'Physices Elementa Mathematica' London 1725, a 'popular' explanation of his friend Newton's 'Principia'. Copperplate engraving.

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Formation of rainbow by dispersion and total internal reflection (top). Observing Newton's Rings (circular concentric interference fringes). From WJ Gravesande 'Physices Elementa Mathematica' London 1725, a 'popular' explanation of his friend  Newton's 'Principia'. Copperplate engraving.