The University of Southampton has demonstrated hard disc memory with 360 Terabyte (TB) capacity, thermal stability up to 1000°C, and a lifetime of over a million years.

Made out of nanostructured ‘5D’ glass, the University has coined the term “Superman memory crystals” for the technology, owing to the similarity in look and capability to the extra-terrestrial  memory storage devices used by the comic-book superhero.

The technology was demonstrated by writing a 300kb text file, which was recorded in the device…

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