Scientists Develop Tractor Beam Technology
Science fiction fans rejoice, the future is here. Well, actually it is more of a microscopic tractor beam, that moves molecules instead of Millennium Falcons, but we’ve got to start somewhere. In all actuality, this is closer to the technology of solar sails, which uses light to pull a ship through space. Here’s how the two New York Physicists who created it explain it:
This sort of technology could have countless applications apart from space, and is very exciting! You can read their full report at NewScientist.com.