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Tractor Beams are a Possibility Now

For some time now, science fiction has been predicting the tractor beam, the strange column of energy that can transport everything from living beings to inanimate objects through space. Now this long-envisioned chunk of technology from science fiction is en-route to becoming science fact. At the Public University of Navarre in Spain, scientists are successfully manipulating tiny objects in midair. They are doing this with what they claim are acoustic holograms. Ordinarily, holograms are three-dimensional Read more [...]