Found 7th Apr 2008
THE internet could soon be made obsolete. The scientists who pioneered it have now built a lightning-fast replacement capable of downloading entire feature films within seconds.

At speeds about 10,000 times faster than a typical broadband connection, the grid will be able to send the entire Rolling Stones back catalogue from Britain to Japan in less than two seconds.

The latest spin-off from Cern, the particle physics centre that created the web, the grid could also provide the kind of power needed to transmit holographic images; allow instant online gaming with hundreds of thousands of players; and offer high-definition video telephony for the price of a local call.


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wow super find! rep added. How long b4 this gets to cornwall tho..................................:?

cool..

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I was rather impressed with the 'At speeds about 10,000 times faster than a typical broadband connection, the grid will be able to send the entire Rolling Stones back catalogue from Britain to Japan in less than two seconds.'

cant wait for it to be released

The only down side is that Virgin are gonna run it.

lmao we've had optical cable for 20yrs with superfast ability, we've got as much chance as getting this to your house in the next 20yrs as i have of visiting mars

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maddogb;1851710

lmao we've had optical cable for 20yrs with superfast ability, we've got … lmao we've had optical cable for 20yrs with superfast ability, we've got as much chance as getting this to your house in the next 20yrs as i have of visiting mars



I believe it all! Can I have 2 return tickets to Mars please?

Now all I need is a particle accererator!:whistling: (Actually Ive been to this site in Geneva and its pretty impressive facility!)

guv;1851738

I believe it all! Can I have 2 return tickets to Mars please?Now all I … I believe it all! Can I have 2 return tickets to Mars please?Now all I need is a particle accererator!:whistling: (Actually Ive been to this site in Geneva and its pretty impressive facility!)



lol i heard about that from same place (cern) those bloody swiss want to blow us all into a black hole, thats what we get for leaving them out of two world wars pah

deek72;1851301

The only down side is that Virgin are gonna run it.



how true! bah.

woa what's that.... a flying pig!
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