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'Light'

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Sir WILLIAM BRAGG , O.M., K.B.E.,
F.R.S. in ins opening talk last Wednesday, Sir William Bragg pointed out how Light is of such tremendous importance to us human beings and to al! living things, that men have pondered for ages on the two great questions : the nature of Light, and the manner in which Light enables us to sec. He showed how most, but not all, of the facts which we observe, can be explained if we consider that Light consists of waves travelling in some medium that fills all space. And tonight he will show how the eye gathers in the light that falls upon it, and brings it to a focus on the ' retina ', where the picture is, so to speak, examined and described to the brain; and how the brain then interprets the message.

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