‘BILLION-YEAR DISK’ to help FUTURE LIFEFORMS study us

Post by Chris Mellor (thank you) over at El Reg

Boffins have devised a storage medium that could hold data for up to one billion years and claim recent accelerated ageing tests have shown “million-year” survivability.

The study’s authors are Jeroen de Vries of the University of Twente MESA and Institute for Nanotechnology, and colleagues Dimitri Schellenberg, Leon Abelmann1, Andreas Manz and Miko Elwenspoek.

Read on here

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s