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  • True Cause Of The Auroras Solar Wind
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    INTRODUCTION One of nature ='s most spectacular phenomenons to date is the once mysterious aurora. This dazzling show of lights has been working its magic for people around the world for several years. But, few know the cause of this amazing light display. It is the purpose of this report to reveal this mystery a mystery that scientists aspired to solve for nearly 300 years. WHAT IS AN AURORA An aurora is a luminous atmospheric phenomenon that can be seen most frequently above 60. North or South...
  • Light Waves
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    Colour Physics 712 words 1. Colour physics, dispersion of sunlight into colours of the spectrum. (Sir Isaac Newton 1676) Discuss and illustrate Newton's experiments and beyond, from particle to wave theory. 2. Research, identify and illustrate how the eye sees colour, reference to light emitted, transmitted and reflected. 1. Sir Isaac Newton, held the theory that light was made up of tiny particles. Around the same period, Christiaan Huygens, believed that light was made up of waves vibrating up...
  • Very Simple Colour
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    The vibrancy and distinction of colours can be often used to represent certain aspects about people. In the novel The Great Gatsby they are used to describe the personalities of Myrtle and Daisy as well as Gatsby's. With certain colours they wear they are able to express their identity, and it can also have an affect on their behaviour. Jay Gatsby exploits colours to show of his wealth. Through colours people are also distinguished to which social class they belong to. F. Scott. Fitzgerald uses ...
  • Nature Of Light Newton
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    Isaac Newton Newton was born on the 25th December 1642 and died in 1727. He was born In Wools thorpe in Lincolnshire. His father was a farmer but he died Three months before Newton was born. His mother remarried and Newton spent his childhood with his grandmother. At school he showed great skill in making model kites, sundials and windmills. In 1665 when he was 18 he went to study mathematics at Cambridge University. He continued his studies at home when the University closed because of the plag...
  • Impressionists Colour Choice
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    They (the impressionists) have tried to render the walk, the movement, the tremor, the intermingling of passersby and the vibration of air inundated with light, and just as in the case of the rainbow colouring's of the solar rays, they have been able to capture the soft ambiance of a grey day. Indeed the impressionists did focus on the ability to capture an event and much attention was given to the way in which the light constituted the scene. So much so that this investigation into painting lig...
  • Newton's Theory The Pure Coloured Light Beam
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    Introduction When I was a little kid I used to have a kaleidoscope (a cylinder with mirrors in it, at one side there where all kinds of coloured beads and at the other side you could look through it. When you looked through it and turned it round, you saw all kinds of coloured figures.) After I looked through it for the first time I desperately tried to find out how it worked and where all those beautiful coloured figures came from. I understood that it had something to do with light and darknes...

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