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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

David Brewster, Sir

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Scottish writer, scientist, physicist, and mineralogist. Born December 11, 1781 at Jedburgh, Scotland; died February 10, 1868. Made renowned investigations and examination of crystals and discovered crystals which had two axes of double refraction. Discovered fluorescence. Invented the kaleidoscope and the lensed spectroscope.

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Entry for 'David Brewster, Sir'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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