29/1/2013

Scientists Invent a Microscopic Tractor Beam

Don’t you just love it when the SciFi physics of shows like Star Trek start to become reality!

Researchers from the Czech Republic’s Institute of Scientific Instruments and Scotland’s University of St. Andrews have pulled together an optical field that can pull microscopic objects toward light.

Microscopic objects now. It will be interesting to see what science brings in the future!


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