What did Isaac Newton find out about light?


Isaac Newton was a famous physicist who discovered that light was not a single colour of light rays, but a combination of all the colours on the light spectrum. He shone white light through a prism (a transparent piece of glass with a triangular cross section) and demonstrated the light being split into separate colours.
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Sir Isaac Newton is best known for his theory of universal gravitation, his Laws of Motion, as well as groundbreaking discoveries in mathematics, physics and astronomy.
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