Cheswick/Burch Map of the Internet

The Internet Mapping Project at Bell Labs and Lumeta Corporation, led by Bill Cheswick and Hal Burch, made this video in 2007. It created this pattern by sending tons of traceroute-type packets over a general topology of major networks. This means that the actual internet is, obviously, much more complex. As one can see, the growth is exponential and more detail is added each step.

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