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Tractor Beam

Researchers Use Sound To Levitate Objects And It's Amazing

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 12.03.2015 | Technology

British researchers have built the world's first sonic tractor beams that lift and move objects using soundwaves. A team from the universities of Bris...

WATCH: Scientists Create A 'Tractor Beam' On Water

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.11.2014 | Science

We may be one step closer to building a real-life tractor beam. Scientists in Australia have developed a water-based tractor beam, and while it's ...

Scientists Create Scaled-Down 'Trek' Tractor Beam

Lee Speigel | Posted 01.26.2013 | Weird News

It may still be a few years away from practical use, but scientists have created a real tractor beam, like the ones featured in the "Star Trek" TV ser...

Physics Paper Points To Real-Life 'Tractor Beam'

| Posted 06.21.2012 | Science

By Evelyn Lamb Tractor beams, a staple of science fiction, may be moving closer to science fact. In a paper published earlier this spring, physi...

This Sci Fi Device Could One Day Be Real

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.25.2012 | Technology

Tractor beams, a common theme in science fiction fantasy, may one day become science fact. Researchers at Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology...

WATCH: NASA Developing Real-Life Tractor Beam

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.01.2012 | Technology

The term "tractor beam" may conjure images of a giant laser pulling Han Solo's Millenium Falcon into the Death Star in 1977's "A New Hope". But the...