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The Scientist Who Made the Internet Possible | Great Minds: Narinder Singh Kapany

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The tools and resources the internet provides us have undoubtedly become everyday necessities for a large portion of the world. That technology would not have been possible without the research of an often overlooked scientist named Narinder Singh Kapany, who learned how to bend light.

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