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Distribution of Heat in the Spectrum

    Naturevolume 6page476 (1872) | Download Citation



    PROF. J. W. DRAPER has communicated to Silliman's Journal of Science and Art for September a very important article under the above heading. After detailing a series of experiments on the distribution of the heat of the whole visible spectrum, of the more refrangible and of the less refrangible region, by rock-salt, flint-glass, bisulphide of carbon, and quartz, he thus sums up the results:—

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