Star Trek inspired sonic tractor beam unveiled

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Just what my inner geek was craving!

We may not have warp drive yet, but we do have this…

A team of researchers led by PhD student Asier Marzo has created a working Star Trek-style tractor beam that can lift and move objects using soundwaves.

“It was an incredible experience the first time we saw the object held in place by the tractor beam,” Marzo said. “All my hard work has paid off. It’s brilliant.”

Way to go, Asier!

You can read my full report here.

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