How far does light travel?


How far does light travel?

Light and Sunlight:

Light is a form of electromagnetic energy. Light that comes from the sun and reaches Earth is the part of the electromagnetic spectrum that is visible to us, as humans. Light travels at 300,000 km/s (or 186,000 mi/s), and it takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to Earth.

Answer and Explanation:

In space, light travels forever; it has no limit.

Think about the stars. They are millions or billions of miles away, but their light does not run...

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How Does Light Travel? - Lesson for Kids

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Chapter 6 / Lesson 38

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