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Monday, May 12, 2008

The Creation of the Colour Wheel


The colour wheel as a way of displaying colours as we use today, is attributed to Isaac Newton.

Newton used the colours resulting from the passage of light through a prism and distributed them in segmented circle.

The size of each segment differed according to his calculations of wavelength and corresponding width in the spectrum.

To know more about this interesting theme, read this article at the Colourlovers blog.
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