The Speed of Light, Visualized With Minecraft

Is it too early for science? I don't think so. YouTuber spumwack is here to show us that Minecraft can be an awesome tool for visualizing complicated subjects, like the mechanisms of light speed.


It's also a good way to learn that Minecraft worlds are actually really big: 32 million blocks from end to end, but you'll see it in the clip above.

Light Speed: From Minecraft to Reality [YouTube]

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The biggest thing I learned from this is that gravity also travels at the speed of light. I never knew that.