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Re: U.S./Europe connectivity

  • From: Robert E. Seastrom
  • Date: Wed Dec 06 07:00:36 2006

[email protected] writes:

> BTW, the speed of light in fibre is roughly equal to
> the speed of electrons in copper and roughly equal to
> two-thirds the speed of light in a vacuum. You just
> can't move information faster than about 200,000 km/hr.

Slow day at work, Michael?  In my universe light in glass moves about
3600 times as fast.  :-)

                                        ---Rob