Reply to post: Well light is rather slow

Voyager 1 passes another milestone: It's now 138AU from home

Christian Berger Silver badge

Well light is rather slow

Even if you have a simple gigabit network cable in which the signals travel at roughly 2/3rds of light speed, you end up with many bits in flight even on the cable between your desktop and your switch.

If you had an analogue TV, you could sometimes get multipath reception. You could literally see signals just having a few kilometres more way to get to you.

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