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light
waves of energy that travel in straight lines; little packets of energy that can travel like particles through otherwise empty space
electromagnetic
relating to electrical and magnetic fields
speed of light
300,000 km/s
transmission
the passing of light waves through an object
reflection
the bouncing of light waves off an object
absorption
the entrance of light waves into an object
emission
radiation of electromagnetic energy
Olaus Roemer
first person to measure the speed of light