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Saidit, what's your favorite fun fact? (self.AskSaidIt)
submitted 6 months ago by Hellojoshua
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[–]magnora7 6 insightful - 1 funny6 insightful - 0 funny7 insightful - 0 funny7 insightful - 1 funny - 6 months ago (2 children)
Electrons move through a wire at about a centimeter an hour. The signal travels in the empty "holes" where electrons can go, and the holes can travel at 1/3 the speed of light. But the electrons only move 1 cm per hour. That still blows my mind.
[–]Hellojoshua[S] 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny - 6 months ago (1 child)
[–]magnora7 1 insightful - 1 funny1 insightful - 0 funny2 insightful - 0 funny2 insightful - 1 funny - 6 months ago (0 children)
Yup, this even says millimeters per hour. Crazy, right? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_of_electricity#Electric_drift