How did researchers in Singapore create a hard disk with a density of 3.3 terabits per square inch?

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by / October 14, 2011
This salt shaker can hold 50 full-length high-definition movies.¹

Answer:

They added some salt. According to Ars Technica, "Researchers at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering have found a way to increase the density of hard disk storage by six times over current drives, all thanks to salt."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

¹ not really

Chad Vander Veen

Chad Vander Veen previously served as the editor of FutureStructure, and the associate editor of Government Technology and Public CIO magazines.

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