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Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900

 
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Norremberg Polariscope Apparatus
Norremberg Polariscope Apparatus, after 1860, By Jules Duboscq a Paris
The polariscope demonstrates polarization by reflection. The Norremberg Polariscope uses a nicol prism instead of a selenite crystal for viewing.

Item#: 325,976
Photograph courtesy of Steve Turner, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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