"Tractor Force" Experiment Goes Where No Man Has Gone Before
April 15, 2013
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Researchers are taking Star Trek 'tractor beam' technology where no man has gone before. The scientists from Scotland's University of St Andrews and the Institute of Scientific Instruments (ISI) in the Czech Republic have found a way to generate a special optical field that uses lite to move microscopic objects.
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