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In 1676, by studying the motion of Jupiter’s moon Io, Danish astronomer Ole Rømer calculated that light travels at a finite speed. Two years later,… Read More »Can Anything Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?
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On a dark, stormy summer night in 1752, Benjamin Franklin flew a kite with a key attached to the string waiting in anticipation for lightning… Read More »Did Franklin Really Discover Electricity With A Kite And Key?