Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 2 months ago

Why is speed of light so slow?

22 Answers

  • Manuel
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    It's all relative, innit?

  • 2 months ago

    so asked ocean and lakeshore  dweller droob to his friend snoob, a thousand years ago about their slow boats,,droob said ; someday men will fly over the water,and on the water,,,,,,',,,,,,,,,, said snoob,' that is crazy droob,

    as we now know,,man got around earths limitations pretty much everywhere, space apparently has unwritten but firm speed limits,takin bets we will do likewise with space highways

  • 2 months ago

    Einstein's hypothesis of extraordinary relativity sets of the speed of light, 186,000 miles for each second (300 million meters for every second). In this deformed express, these minuscule particles of light voyaged more slow than typical photons.

  • garry
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    slow where on earth or in space , the atmosphere effects the speed of light so its slower on earth , in space it has the fastest speed you can imagine .

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  • 2 months ago

    It is all about physics and the electromagnetic spectrum.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Why do any of the universal physical constants have the values that they do?  Nobody knows.  If there is a reason, physicists aren't anywhere near discovering it.  But there may not be a reason beyond simple statistical variations in an infinite multiverse.

  • 2 months ago

    Mild seems slow due to the fact the universe is so massive. Area increased exponentially speedy right after the big bang. This made out universe big. The rate of light is ready with the aid of maxwell's equations of electromagnetism.

  • 2 months ago

    It's one of the fundamental "givens" , an axiom if one will , that make our universe tick the way it does.


  • Paula
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    That is what prevents us from doing everything at once.

    And ponder this:-

    If we were to travel at the ponderously slow speed of light, we would take about 13,000,000,000 years to reach the furthest objects that we can detect.

    I just might do that next week.

  • 2 months ago

    Light seems slow because the universe is so big. Space expanded exponentially fast right after the Big Bang. This made out universe huge. The speed of light is set by Maxwell's equations of electromagnetism. 

    C = 1 / ✓(eu)  where e and u are electric and magnetic constants. 

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