Is This Laser-Etched Glass the Next Hard Drive?

May 9, 2016 5:00 am

Scientists from the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Center have developed a way to store up to 360 terrabytes of data on a thumbnail-sized disc. Using a laser, the information is etched into the glass. Researchers believe the technology could be used to preserve library and museum archives. For more information on eternal 5D data storage, click here or watch the video below.


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