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This site contains information concerning early measurements of the speed of light. This site describes Galileo's attempts with lanterns and Roemer's observations of Jupiter's moon Io. An image and animation is included.
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Keywords:
Electromagnetic Radiation, Galileo, Light, Roemer, Speed of light
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Metadata instance created June 8, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
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July 25, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
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September 20, 1999
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AIP Format
(University of Colorado, Boulder, 1999), WWW Document, (http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/waves_particles/lightspeed_evidence.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Measuring the Speed of Light, (University of Colorado, Boulder, 1999), <http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/waves_particles/lightspeed_evidence.html>.
APA Format
Measuring the Speed of Light. (1999, September 20). Retrieved October 1, 2014, from University of Colorado: http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/waves_particles/lightspeed_evidence.html
Chicago Format
University of Colorado. Measuring the Speed of Light. Boulder: University of Colorado, September 20, 1999. http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/waves_particles/lightspeed_evidence.html (accessed 1 October 2014).
MLA Format
Measuring the Speed of Light. Boulder: University of Colorado, 1999. 20 Sep. 1999. 1 Oct. 2014 <http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/waves_particles/lightspeed_evidence.html>.
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@misc{ Title = {Measuring the Speed of Light}, Publisher = {University of Colorado}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {1 October 2014}, Month = {September 20, 1999}, Year = {1999} }
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