Year of Science – Nobel, Edison and the Speed of Light

A second video for the COPUS Project’s Year of Science and the March theme of Physics and Technology.  A few thoughts on…

Alfred Nobel, who funded the Nobel Prize with the fortune he made from his invention of dynamite, the first relatively stable and safely-usable form of nitroglycerin.

Thomas Edison, who perfected the incandescent light bulb – and, with the phonograph and movie projector, damn near invented modern entertainment.  We should all give thanks!

And, then, one of my classical, if not “classic,” physics routines about the speed of light…

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