Researcher's 3-D Digital Storage System could hold a library on 1 disc

Imagine taking the entire collection of historical documents at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and storing it on a single DVD. University of Central Florida Chemistry Professor Kevin D. Belfield and his team have cracked a puzzle that stumped scientists for more than a dozen years. They have developed a new technology that will allow users to record and store massive amounts of data -- the museum's entire collection or as many as 500 movies, for example -- onto a single disc or, perhaps, a small cube.

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MicroGamer5951d ago

gains any traction, then it will be bad news for Blu Ray. If the process is similar to making the DVD's that we watch now, then factories currently stamping out DVD or HD-DVD discs could be easily and cheaply converted to this new format.