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The fundamentals of space-time: Part 2 - Andrew Pontzen and Tom Whyntie


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Light always travels at a speed of 299,792,458 meters per second. But if you're in motion too, you're going to perceive it as traveling even faster -- which isn't possible! In this second installment of a three-part series on space-time, CERN scientists Andrew Pontzen and Tom Whyntie use a space-time diagram to analyze the sometimes confounding motion of light.

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  • Educator Andrew Pontzen, Tom Whyntie
  • Director Patrick Semple, Mark Fisher
  • Producer Daniel Spencer
  • Narrator Andrew Pontzen, Tom Whyntie

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