Light Dawns: Why Is The Speed Of Light The Speed Of Light? • Discoverology

Light Dawns: Why Is The Speed Of Light The Speed Of Light?

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We have fixed the speed of light in a vacuum at exactly 299,792.458 kilometres per second. Why this particular speed and not something else? Or, to put it another way, where does the speed of light come from?

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