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The Best of Instructables Volume I by The editors at MAKE magazine and Instructables.com

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Measure the Speed of Light with Chocolate!

A delicious way to enjoy scientific constants

By Bradley Powers

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Figure A: What you'll need: chocolate and a way to measure it

In this Instructable, inspired by the book How to Fossilize Your Hamster And Other Amazing Experiments for the Armchair Scientist, we use a bar of chocolate to measure the speed of light.

What you’ll need:

image A bar of chocolate

image A microwave

A metric ruler

Safety glasses (not that ...

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