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Australia Technology

Researchers Create Real Tractor Beams 111

Posted by timothy
from the rebels-will-be-crushed dept.
Gadgetank writes "Researchers out of the Australian National University have created a device, working in conjunction with other necessary devices, that can literally move small particles with light. And only light. The way it works is by shining a hollow laser beam around some tiny glass particles. The researchers heat the air around the particles, and therefore cause the dark center of the beam to remain cool."
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Researchers Create Real Tractor Beams

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