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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

How does a fiber optic cable work?

December 18th, 2009

Episode 480 of 1070 episodes

Fiber optic cables make long-distance telephone communication and Internet access much more affordable and accesible. Get Marshall's explanation of fiber optic cables in this episode of BrainStuff.

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