Scientists at the University of Southampton have been working hard to change the way we store data. Recently they’ve announced a 5D glass disc – a new kind of digital storage that will keep our data for… well… eternity.
That means no more unreliable hard drives. Ever.
These storage devices can store up to 360TB of data, operate at 1000°C and the best part – they will last you forever. According to the scientist: in room temperature the disc would last virtually forever and at 190°C for about 13.8 billion years.