The Hard Drives Used to Store the Data for the Black Hole Image

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OMG, I’m thinking of all of the . . . uh . . . Linux ISOs I could store on the 5 petabytes worth of storage the black hole imaging projected used.

According to Motherboard,

The five petabytes of data took up such a massive amount of digital and physical space it couldn’t be sent over the internet. Instead, the hard drives were flown to processing centers in Germany and Boston where the data was assembled.

Black Hole Image Hard Drives
Black Hole Image Hard Drives

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