Malcolm Sim Longair
(18 May 1941 - )
Science Quotes by Malcolm Sim Longair (1 quote)
Newton was probably responsible for the concept that there are seven primary colours in the spectrumhe had a strong interest in musical harmonies and, since there are seven distinct notes in the musical scale, he divided up the spectrum into spectral bands with widths corresponding to the ratios of the small whole numbers found in the just scale.
— Malcolm Sim Longair
- 18 May - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Longair's birth.