Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday January 07, 2013

Data Saved In Quartz Glass Could Last 300M Years

I can't help myself, I have an overwhelming urge to call B.S. on this insanely crazy number. At the very least, other scientists should make them prove it. wink

The electronics giant partnered with Kyoto University's Kiyotaka Miura to develop "semiperpetual" slivers of quartz glass that Hitachi says can preserve information for hundreds of millions of years with virtually no degradation.