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Hong Kong Scientists Inch Closer Toward Real Tractor Beams


Every Star Trek geek has dreamed of this day. We’ve all dreamed of setting our phasers to stun and making use of the Holodeck. Those two innovations aren’t quite here, but it seems like we’re getting closer to tractor beams. Unlike regular lasers that push things away by plastic them with photons, a tractor beam would effectively be a laser ...

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