20,000 Cables under the Sea: The Internet and the Physics of Fiber Optics (DVD)
20,000 Cables under the Sea: The Internet and the Physics of Fiber Optics (DVD) Set sail with the repair team tasked with locating and fixing a damaged communications cable at the bottom of the North Sea. The computer technicians join the crew of the Leon Thevenin on an oceanic adventure to ensure your email will send and your Web page will load. Much of our Internet information flow takes place under the sea via buried fiber-optic cables. The documentary also covers high-bandwidth digital inventions including 3-D video viewable with the naked-eye, physics principles related to applied fiber-optics, how cables are manufactured and how they're laid.