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Submission + - The math behind beaming a human->

pjbass writes: A group of physics students from the University of Leicester recently undertook the question, "how long would it take to beam a human being?" While some loose assumptions were made regarding available bandwidth (and its impact on the time to transfer the data), it is very interesting to see how much "data" a human being occupies.
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The math behind beaming a human

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The world is coming to an end--save your buffers!