Notice how the radio waves which travel at the speed of
light actually "sit still" in these pictures, e.g.
notice how the peak of one of the waves always seems to
"sit" at the 8-inch mark on the ruler (marked off in
As an animated .gif image, you can see how we're moving
around in the room but as we trace out the wave, whether
slow or fast, it always stays in roughly the same place: