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Star Trek Tractor beam moves object using ultrasound

Scottish physicists have turned science fiction into reality by creating a Star Trek-style tractor beam. Researchers at Dundee University – working in collaboration with colleagues at Southampton University and Illinois Wesleyan University – used ultrasound to exert force behind an object and pull it towards the energy source. The breakthrough has been branded a “functioning acoustic tractor beam” which could…

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