London, July 20 (ANI): The details of the messages of peace from world leaders left on the Moon in a tiny silicon disk on the lunar surface in 1969 have been released.
According to a report in the Telegraph, the silicon disk was left underneath the US flag that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin planted on the Moon's surface when the Apollo 11 mission reached the Moon on July 20, 1969.
of Worcester, now known as Allegro MicroSystems Inc., etched miniature messages from Earth's leaders onto a silicon disk
slightly larger than a half dollar that was encased in an aluminum capsule.
Summary: Buffalo Technology has announced the availability of its first portable silicon disk
with SSD technology in the Middle East.
The new technology features a silicon disk
with ''servo signal patterns.'' These are similar to addresses that help computers locate where data are stored on a disk.
Both use matching silicon disks
, one on each side of the unit.
SMART (self-monitoring and analysis reporting technology) data makes it possible to grasp the number of times each memory block is rewritten (erased) and diagnose drive status in real-time, facilitating quantitative assessment of the life spans of silicon disks
used in systems.
The semiconductor industry is gradually switching from building chips on silicon disks
200 millimeters in diameter to 300-millimeter disks, allowing companies to put more chips on the same disc and reduce costs.
Hynix's rivals, including Samsung and Germany's Infineon Technologies AG, are switching production to advanced factories that use 300-millimeter silicon disks
, which can cut manufacturing costs by about a third compared with plants such as those at Hynix that use standard 200-millimeter disks.
Hitachi Ltd has revealed the HN29W210H01FE-1 flash memory controller aimed at industrial applications such as silicon disks
or communications applications such as routers.
At Princeton University's Nano Structures Laboratory, experiments proceed to store information at the molecular level on silicon disks
the size of small coins.