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The velocity of light was first measured by

[A]. Einstein
[B]. Newton
[C]. Romer
[D]. Galileo

Answer: Option C


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Divyansh Srivastava said: (Mar 24, 2013)  
What is the full name of Romer ?

Radhakrishnakompalli said: (Jun 16, 2013)  
Actually galileo is the first person to measure the speed of light. But he only concludes that the speed of light is very fast. The first true measurement of light-speed came in 1676 by a fellow named Olaf Roemer. He calculated that the speed of light was something like 2.14 x 108 meters per second.

Sunil said: (May 28, 2015)  
3 x 10^8 m/s.

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