Jason Shilling Kendall: Citizen Astronomer

William Paterson University
Amateur Astronomers Association of New York
Hunter College

Introductory Astronomy Lecture Series
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Astronomy Lesson 19: The Speed of Light and the Michelson Morley Experiment

What is the speed of light? What do the waves of light travel in? What do we know about how light gets here from there? The answers are even more puzzling. In this one, we learn that the waves of light can still be waves, even if they don’t actually “wave” anything. Nature starts to show us just how strange she is.






William Paterson University Department of Physics American Astronomical Society Amateur Astronomers Association of New York Astronomical Society of the Pacific