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Q & A: The Speed of Light

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
why the speed of light is c in vacum?
- m.ceylan (age 60)
Elazg/TURKEY
A:
I know that this may not be the answer that you're looking for, but the speed of light is a fundamental property of our universe. It's just like saying 'why does gravity pull two masses together?' It just does. It's as unchanging as any other physical law, if not more so. Beyond that, the question of 'why?' isn't really something that anyone understands.

-Tamara

(published on 10/22/2007)

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