OK–That’s Fast!

The team transferred uncompressed data at 923 megabytes per second for 58 seconds from Sunnyvale, Calif., to Amsterdam — a distance of almost 6,800 miles, or about one‐quarter of the way around the world. This transfer speed is more than 3,500 times faster than a typical home Internet broadband connection.

Scientists at the Stanford Linear Accelerator recently transmitted the equivalent of a 4 hour movie to Amsterdam in less than one minute.

Now THAT’S what I call bandwidth!

The team transferred uncompressed data at 923 megabytes per second for 58 seconds from Sunnyvale, Calif., to Amsterdam — a distance of almost 6,800 miles, or about one‐quarter of the way around the world. This transfer speed is more than 3,500 times faster than a typical home Internet broadband connection.

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It’s fun to hang around a place where records are being set and the world is being changed…

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