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it travels faster through glass it travels faster through glass

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Does light travel fastest through glass water air or a vacuum?

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Where does the light travel the fastest?

Light travels fastest through a vacuum. Traveling through air, glass, or any other material slows it down.Free space

Would light travel the fastest through water glass or air?

light travels fastest through aire because it is less dence then water or glass, when light travels throught water it slows down

How does light travel through glass?

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Does light travel fastest in space in air in water or through glass?

Light's apparent speed is fastest definitely in a vacuum and slower in water or glass. Light in air behaves more like in a vacuum than in water or glass.

Can both light and sound travel through glass?

Both light and sound can indeed travel through glass. These are substances in which light and sound often travel through.

What does light travel faster through?

Light travels fastest through vacuum.

What material can light travel through fastest?

Light travels fastest through a vacuum. After that it travels fastest through air since it is almost the same.

What materials can light travel through faster than it travels through air?

Light travels fastest through space which has no air. Space is a vacuum which is the fastest way for light to travel.

What is a material through which light waves can travel?

Light can travel through transparent and translucent glass.

Does light travel at different speeds?

The speed of light Changes a Little depending on what it's travelling through. Its fastest in vacuum and slower in glass or water.

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What happens to the speed of the light as it travels from the air through the glass and then through the water?

The light refracts due to the change in speed. The change in speed occurs because the light is travelling through a denser medium. So it will travel fastest through the air and slowest through the glass

Does light travel fastest in glass or water or vegetable oil?

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What does a light wave travel through the fastest?

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What does Light waves travel the fastest through?

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What is a material that light can travel through?

Light can travel through air, water, glass, and any transparent material.

Does light have a medium to travel through?

No, apart from "spacetime". But it CAN travel through a medium such as air or glass.

Does light travel at its slowest speed when passing through a vacuum?

No, light is at its fastest in a vacuum.

Does light waves travel fastest through empty space?

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What color water does light travel through fastest?

According to the light spectrum, water should travel through a more violet coloured water the fastest. The speed of light through a medium is not governed by its wavelength, so colour is not a factor.

What can light travel threough?

Light is an electromagnetic radiation that travel through air, vacuum, glass, plastics, ,,,

What does light travel through best empty space or matter?

Light travels fastest through empty space.