"Five-dimensional" discs with a capacity 10,000 times greater than current DVDs could be on the market within 10 years, Reuters reports. A research team from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia said that by harnessing nanoparticles and a "polarization" dimension to existing technology, storage can be massively boosted without changing the size of a current disc. The researchers, who have signed a deal with Samsung Electronics, said the technique had allowed them to store 1.6 terabytes of data on a disc, with the potential to one day store up to 10 terabytes. One terabyte would be enough to hold 300...

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