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How do hard drives work? - Kanawat Senanan


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The modern hard drive is an object that can likely hold more information than your local library. But how does it store so much information in such a small space? Kanawat Senanan details the generations of engineers, material scientists, and quantum physicists who influenced the creation of this incredibly powerful and precise tool.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Kanawat Senanan
  • Animator Franz Palomares
  • Composer David Obuchowski
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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