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Here’s how to fit 1,000 terabytes on a DVD

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We live in a world where digital information is exploding. Some 90% of the world’s data was generated in the past two years. The obvious question is: how can we store it all? In Nature Communications today, we, along with Richard Evans from CSIRO, show how we developed a new technique to enable the data capacity of a single DVD to increase from 4.7 gigabytes up to one petabyte (1,000 terabytes). Continue reading “Here’s how to fit 1,000 terabytes on a DVD” »