Tripping the Light Fantastic

The terrific triumvirate travel back in time to talk about Isaac Newton and how he used prisms to discover the properties of light.  They explore the origins of modern scientific research, or as it is more affectionately described, “Battle Science”. Joe talks about how obsessed he is with Newton, Raj wonders if kaleidoscopes were 17th century porn, and Jono compares Newton’s later papers to Tupac’s posthumous releases.

The Paper: “A Letter of Mr. Isaac Newton, Professor of the Mathematicks in the University of Cambridge; Containing His New Theory about Light and Colors: Sent by the Author to the Publisher from Cambridge, Febr. 6. 1671/72; In Order to be Communicated to the R. Society”

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