speed of light

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the speed at which light travels in a vacuum

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Padgett and his team wondered if there were fundamental factors that could change the speed of light in a vacuum.
18), there could be a simple explanation for neutrinos being measured as traveling faster than the speed of light in a vacuum.
The ratio of the speed of light in a vacuum to its speed in water represents the water's index of refraction.
Steinberg of the University of California, Berkeley, show that photons tunnel through a barrier at velocities considerably greater than the speed of light in a vacuum.
The notion that no particle or signal can travel faster than the speed of light in a vacuum is one of the cornerstones of modern physics.