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Originally Answered: How did someone measure the speed of light? . Knowing the path length and the angular speed of the mirror you could calculate the speed of light.

Originally Answered: How did someone measure the speed of light? Although Galileo was the first person of record to try to determine the speed of light, he was not successful. Here is the brief summary of their names and the values they obtained: Date Investigator Method Result (km/s) (Error). Here’s a diagram of Michelson’s apparatus

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Format:Library Binding. ISBN13:9780823933877. Release Date:January 2001.

The speed of light has long been mused over since antiquity but how . Many great minds have tackled this very question throughout history since antiquity.

The speed of light has long been mused over since antiquity but how exactly have we managed to measure it? Let's find ou. What is the speed of light? Such an easy question to answer today in the age of the internet. Have you ever wondered how exactly we have reached out our current estimate of 299,792,458 m/s? Could you even imagine how would you go about measuring it? Many great minds have tackled this very question throughout history since antiquity.

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Charles Babbage (1791–1871): mathematician and analytical philosopher known as the first computer scientist who . He gave a famous address to the Christian Evidence Society William Dallinger (1839–1909): British.

Charles Babbage (1791–1871): mathematician and analytical philosopher known as the first computer scientist who originated the idea of a programmable computer  . He gave a famous address to the Christian Evidence Society William Dallinger (1839–1909): British minister in the Wesleyan Methodist Church and an accomplished scientist who studied the complete lifecycle of unicellular organisms under the microscope.

I'm currently having to write an essay on this question, and working from the . Though the real stumbling block for me is how we actually 'know' otherwise. History, radiocarbon dating and the speed of light work for me.

I'm currently having to write an essay on this question, and working from the assumption that it is indeed logically tenable that the world is only five minutes old, as Russell pointed out in his five-minute hypothesis. answered Jul 23 '17 at 16:47.

Its verse form of questions is also striking to scientists from all ages, who .

Its verse form of questions is also striking to scientists from all ages, who know that asking the right creative questions – rather than always having the correct answer – is what unlocks progress. In all, the book contains as many as 160 questions from the fields we now know as meteorology, astronomy, geology and zoology. The content of this timeless text has clearly steered the story of science for centuries.

Discusses the scientific research which led to the current theories of the speed of light, from classical ideas and the challenges of the Middle Ages to new theories and modern measurements.
How Do We Know the Speed of Light (Great Scientific Questions and the Scientists Who Answered Them) download epub
Science Nature & How It Works
Author: Charles J. Caes
ISBN: 0823933873
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Science Nature & How It Works
Language: English
Publisher: Rosen Pub Group (August 1, 2001)