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Prism - NASA Illustration

Prism - NASA Illustration STEM Geography Visual Arts

Image of a drawing called Light Through A Prism.  The University of Rochester provides more information.

While passing through a prism, white light splits into its component colors, spanning red to violet in the visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum. The slit narrows the beam of radiation. The image on the screen is just a series of different colored images of the slit.


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Image online, courtesy the University of Rochester website.

 

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