How long is a light year in miles?

Answer A light year is equal to the distance light travels in one year; to find this distance, you multiple the number of seconds in a year, 31,557,600 seconds, by the speed at which light travels, 186,28... Read More »

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How long does light take to travel a distance of one light year?

Light takes one year to travel the distance of one light year. A "light year" is the distance that light can travel in 365 days. Light travels a distance of about 5,900,000,000,000 miles or about 9... Read More »

How many miles does light travel in one second?

The speed of light is roughly 186,000 miles per second. This is the speed of light in the vacuum of space. Danish astronomer Ole Roemer was first person to figure out the speed of light.Source:Univ... Read More »

Any ideas of how to keep a 6 year old entertained on a very long drive.... (600 miles)?

We drove to Spain a couple of years ago with my 3 boys aged 6, 7 and 11 and I was dreading the journey. We stopped off for a night in France but it did take us almost 2 days to get there! We got th... Read More »

How does the number of miles driven each year affect premiums?

Answer Well, the more miles your car spends on the road, the more opportunities there are for you to hit someone, for someone to hit you, etc. Therefore, you should expect the *possibility* that y... Read More »