Month: June 2015

Laser-etched sapphire nanoforms provide indestructible data storage

Storing data for a significant period of time is a trickier task than it seems. Paper and film can last for generations if carefully stored, but even in the best conditions they tend to fade after a while. Digital media…

Introducing the incredible compact disc ›Science Features (ABC Science)

In detail ›Scientific characteristics Resistant to dust, scratches and laser read (!) – in 1982 this technology was sure to challenge the dominance of the long-lived disc. Once upon a time the radiogram was the centerpiece of home entertainment (Source:…