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A Boy and His Atom

Big Screen Meets Big Data: How Movies Are Bigger (and Smaller) Than Ever

Steve Canepa | Posted 07.07.2013 | Technology
Steve Canepa

Just as we look forward to the next compelling "Star Trek" movie and new adventures in outer space, a new frontier is emerging: inner space. IBM scientists have turned the problem on itself, tackling one of the world's largest big data challenges in the smallest way -- one atom at a time. In fact, the folks at Guinness World Records have certified the movie as the "World's Smallest Stop-Motion Film."

WOW: World's Tiniest Movie Features Molecule-Sized Actors

AP | Associated Press | Posted 05.01.2013 | Science

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Scientists have taken the idea of a film short down to new levels. Molecular levels. IBM says it has made the tiniest stop-moti...