5D glass disc – A new way we store data


Scientists at the University of Southampton have invented a new kind of digital storage that will change the way we store data and last you forever, or, put another way, at normal room temperature in a home this 5D glass disc would keep the data forever and at 190°C for about 13.8 billion years. This piece of glass can store up to 360TB of data and operate at 1000°C.

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Video of the 5D disk in action

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