[Letters to Editor]


I SHOULD like to say a few words regarding Mr. Swettenham's letter (NATURE, vol. x. p. 398). The mathematical theory of the rainbow has been worked out pretty completely. We must not look for it, however, in text-books, which generally give a very unsatisfactory account of the rainbow, but in the original memoirs, which sometimes are very difficult to find.

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SCHUSTER, A. [Letters to Editor]. Nature 10, 438 (1874). https://doi.org/10.1038/010438a0

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