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Corkscrew Lasers Are About To Speed Up The Internet

Corkscrew Lasers Are About To Speed Up The Internet

We transmit almost a thousand petabytes of data over the ‘nets every month — an amount that’s growing exponentially, thanks to your narcissistic obsession with Snapchat. In fact, we’re quickly closing in on the limits of how much data optical fibre can transmit. Luckily, scientists at Boston University recently unveiled…