1. Who put forth the corpuscular theory of light? Name three optical phenomena which are explained bythis theory ​

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A French scientist Rene Descartes put forth the Corpuscular theory of light in 1637 but it was further elaborated by Sir Issac Newton in 1672.

Three optical phenomenons that can be explained by this theory are:

1. Photoelectric effect of light

2. Black body radiation

3. Compton effect

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