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How a Text Message Gets Sent So Quickly

Aug 13, 2015 | 831 videos
Video by Lonelyleap and Bell Labs

Bell Labs was originally created by Alexander Graham Bell in the late 19th century, then called the Volta Laboratory and Bureau. In this short film, which was created for Bell Labs by the production company Lonelyleap, its engineers explain how our wireless network works. This interesting promotional film breaks down the ways that light works to facilitate communication. It is part of a larger series called Future Impossible.

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Author: Nadine Ajaka

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A showcase of cinematic short documentary films, curated by The Atlantic.