Science Questions

Sat, 20th Jul 2002

Part of the show Science of Left Handedness - Chris McManus

Question

Richard, phone asked:

How big is the internet ?

Answer

This depends on whether you mean how many pages are there, or how many people are there using the web ? In term

s of the number of pages, the search-engine Google claims to currently index over 2 billion. In terms of the size of the online community, current estimates suggest about 544 million people, according to

internet demographics source nua.com.

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