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In empty space, an electromagnetic wave can only travel at one speed - the speed of light.

In empty space, an electromagnetic wave can only travel at one speed - the speed of light.

In empty space, an electromagnetic wave can only travel at one speed - the speed of light.

In empty space, an electromagnetic wave can only travel at one speed - the speed of light.

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