Scientists Have Created a Microscopic Tractor Beam

Spaceships can't pull in foriegn objects with a almost-magical tractor beam yet, but researchers have been making progress towards that goal. Scientists have now shown that tractor beams are possible, and can actually work. For microscopic objects over microscopic distances at least. Read More >>

Science Disappoints Again, as New "Tractor Beam" Only Moves Minute Polystyrene Balls

The good news is they've made a better kind of tractor beam. The bad news is it's rubbish, only managing to line up minuscule polystyrene balls suspended in water. That wouldn't even make the cut as a Voyager episode. Read More >>


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