5D glass discs can store data for as long as the universe has existed

February 17, 2016 by  
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Take everything you know about data storage and set it aside, because a breakthrough from a research team at the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Center (ORC) could change everything. The scientists have developed a totally new type of data storage , in the form of glass discs close to the size of a quarter. Data is encoded into tiny nanostructures embedded within the glass, and the team believes their invention could be used to store data for up to 13.8 billion years. Read the rest of 5D glass discs can store data for as long as the universe has existed

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