How Does Light Travel?


Light travels in electromagnetic waves through most spaces however in a vacuum it travels in a straight line. Light travels at approximately 299,792,258 meters per second. Some of light travel can be seen, some of it is invisible.
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Light travels 5,869,713,600,000 miles in a year. Do you know what that number? It is 5 Trillion 869 Billion 713 million 600 hundred.
Light Moves in Waves Light is a form of energy made of electromagnetic waves. Some of the waves we can see and some we cannot. The entire range of light is called the electromagnetic
Light travels at very high speeds and in straight lines until it reaches an object.
To add to Anon's previous answer, CERN/OPERA is using the simplest possible measurement system (in theory) in which you know exactly how far away two points are and exactly how long
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How Does Light Travel?
The question of how light travels through space is one of the perennial mysteries of physics. In modern explanations, it is a wave phenomenon that doesn't need a medium through which to propagate. According to quantum theory, it also behaves as a... More »
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Light travels extremely fast. In space, with no obstructions, light reaches the speed of 186 thousand miles each second. When light waves go through glass they slow down ever so slightly. You can find more information here:
Light is a form of electromagenetic waves and form energy. It travels faster and at different speeds. Light travels around earth eight times in a second. You can find more information here:
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