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Homework Help: A Basic Optics Question

  1. Mar 26, 2006 #1
    1. If you shine white light into a pyramid, a spectrum of colors is produced. What happens if you shine this white light if the pyramid is submerged in an aquarium?

    a) No spectrum is produced
    b) A spectrum is produced, but with the colors in reverse order
    c) A spectrum is produced with the distance between red and violet shorter
    d) a spectrum is produced with the distance between red and violet larger
    e) a normal spectrum is produced
     
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  3. Mar 27, 2006 #2

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    Why do the prism separate the colours in air? What laws are involved?
     
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