Aug 12, 2016

Wordology, Picosecond

Computers are becoming faster than ever and scientists are working on devices that are a thousand times faster than current technology. Current computer memory performs at nanosecond speed, or one billionth of a second. A picosecond, one trillionth of a second, is about the time it would take for a beam of light, traveling at 186,000 miles per second, to pass through two pieces of paper.