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 How fast does light travel in meters per second?

Answer The letter 'c' denotes the speed of light in a vacuum and has a value of 299,792,458 meters per second. In scientific notation, this is approximately three times ten raised to the eighth power. The... Read More »
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How fast does light travel through fiber optic cables?

Light travels at approximately 1,079,252,849 kilometers per hour in a vacuum. However, when traveling through a medium like glass or a fiber optic cable, the speed is lowered. Depending on the comp... 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 »
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How fast does the sun travel?

The star of our solar system, which we call the sun, orbits around the Milky Way galaxy. It travels at a velocity of about 558,000 miles per hour or 900,000 km per hour. That's about 155 miles per ... Read More »
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How fast do trains travel?

According to USA Today, rail trains in the United States typically run at 25 to 35 miles per hour, but they are capable of going up to 79 miles per hour. The fastest train in the world has been clo... Read More »
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