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    Today, Patrick Charton of the French nuclear waste management agency ANDRA presented one possible solution to the problem: a sapphire disk inside which information is engraved using platinum. The prototype shown costs 25,000 to make, but Charton says it will survive for a million years. The aim, Charton told the Euroscience Open Forum here, is to provide "information for future archaeologists." But, he concedes: "We have no idea what language to write it in."
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    Default Re: A Million-Year Hard Disk

    No way

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    Default Re: A Million-Year Hard Disk

    Betcha Deton wished they had this a few centuries ago!

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