Use peeps to find the speed of light!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 by Caroline Casals


Find yourself with too many stale peeps? Help them leave this world in a sugary blaze of glory… FOR SCIENCE! Below is an awesome little experiment to calculate the speed of light with marshmallow peeps.

Check out this great video from NPR’s blog The Salt to see how. Almost better than the mad science is the history behind the search for the elusive speed of light, re-enacted by peeps of course.

How do you use your stale peeps?

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