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This Tiny Glass Disc Will Store 360TB of Data for 14 Billion Years (Video)

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Time has a way of erasing information. Chiselled rocks erode, paper deteriorates, and film becomes damaged. But thanks to a small crystal disc, scientists may have found a way to preserve data longer than ever before.

Scientists from the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre announced the creation of a crystal disc that can hold 360 terabytes of data for a staggering 13.8 billion years, roughly the age of the Universe.

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