The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Distances traveled in one second : science

Diagram showing the distances traveled in one second of comets (300 miles per second), out galaxies of stars (12,500 mi/s), a nebula (30,000 mi/s), a neutron (35,000 mi/s), an electron (180,000 mi/s), and light (186,284 mi/s).


7.5 x 19.5 cm

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (December 16, 1934), p. 8

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