Google Doodle celebrates 340th anniversary of the determination of the speed of light

Google needs you to realize that today denote the 340th commemoration of the Determination of the Speed of Light. The astounding revelation was made by a Danish researcher Ole Christensen Rømer on 7 December 1676.

The Danish researcher decided the limited speed of light by timing the shrouds Jupiter’s moon Io. He evaluated that light would take around 22 minutes to go a separation equivalent to the width of Earth’s circle around the Sun or 220,000 kilometers for each second. This esteem is around 26 percent lower than the genuine speed of light figured at 299,700 kilometers for each second.

In the doodle, you can see Ole looking through a telescope and after that reasoning as he paces forward and backward.

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