Monday, October 31, 2011

The Weight of an e-Book

Posted by samzenpus  
from the because-he-can dept.
whoever57 writes"According to Prof Kubiatowicz from Berkeley, each time an additional book is downloaded to an e-reader, the mass of the e-reader increases. The effect doesn't really make the devices more difficult to carry: the professor calculates that 4GB of books would increase its weight by a billionth of a billionth of a gram— about the mass of a single virus or DNA molecule."

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