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CDs May Not Stand the Test of Time

Some audiophiles with compact discs older than 10 years are noticing pin holes, oxidation, or flaking in the aluminum layer of their CDs. "CD rot" is not a common problem, but it does challenge claims that CDs are indestructible. NPR's Steve Inskeep reports.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.
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