Name the scientist who discovered that sunlight consists of seven colours.


Sir Isaac Newton discovered that sunlight consists of seven colours.

Explanation

In 1665, Sir Isaac Newton discovered through his experiments that if a beam of white light (like sunlight) is passed through a triangular glass prism, the white light splits to form a band of seven colours on a white screen, which is known as the spectrum of white light.

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