Dropping Science: How Much Does The Internet Weigh?
The internet is big, really big. It contains everything from movies and music, to politics and thinly veiled Douglas Adams references, but how much does it weigh? Seems like a stupid question but since digital data is basically comprised of electrons and electrons have a mass, it’s actually possible to calculate.
In this video Vsauce Michael tots up the figures and explains to us just how big the internet’s waistline is. It’s smaller than you think.