London: UK researchers have ascertained that the whole web can be imprinted on 136 billion sheets of standard 8-by-11 paper. George Harwood and Evangeline Walker, understudies at the University of Leicester in the UK, made utilization of the English form of Wikipedia as a sample that contained limitless data. They arbitrarily chose 10 articles and evaluated that they would need to print 15 pages for every one.
Utilizing this figure, the specialists then increased it by the quantity of pages in Wikipedia, anticipated at 4,723,991, yielding a consequence of around 70,859,865 paper pages, ‘Tech Times’ accounted for. They then extrapolated that esteem to the quantity of aggregate pages on the web, around 4.5 billion, and changed their last figure to record for the variable size of distinctive sites.
To discover what number of trees in the Amazon would need to be collected, Harwood and Walker created that there are more or less 70,909 just as circulated trees every sqkm in the backwoods. They evaluated that every usable tree could give 17 reams of paper and 500 individual paper sheets in every ream, for a sum of 8,500 sheets of paper every Amazon tree.
By separating the 70,859,865 Wikipedia paper pages utilizing the 500 sheets of paper in every ream, the specialists wound up with 141,720 reams expected to print the Wikipedia pages. With 17 reams of paper delivered from every tree, 8,337 trees would need to be gathered to print Wikipedia. It would take around 16 million trees to deliver the 136 billion sheets expected to print the web.