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The two natures of light

dualityWe have come to a point scientists are near to reaveal the secrets light holds but at the same time everything seems obscured as well.This is because while according to some scientists light can be considered as a particles, some others, much fewer, seem to disagree with them. We should not forget that both groups represented the best ones between all the scientists. Especially, the presence of I. Newton is everywhere. As a result the scientific community seems unable to provide a finite answer.

From one hand when light is considered to be a particle is easier to be depicted, because it carries certain attributes such as dimensions. On the other hand when light is considered to be a wave is more difficult to be perceived. In the following chapters we are going to see how T. Young was brave enough to stand for his own opinion which was opposite to what Newton argued.

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