Latest Tractor beam Stories
Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its center.
Complex waves generate flow patterns that could be used to manipulate floating objects or explain rips at the beach
A small scale version of the “tractor beam” used by the starship Enterprise to tow other vessels on the television show Star Trek has been crafted by engineers from Scotland and the Czech Republic.
Tractor beams -- the ability to trap and move objects using laser light -- are the stuff of science fiction, but a team of NASA scientists has won funding to study the concept.
The tractor beam -- a tool popularized in the realm of science fiction -- has been slowly making its way into the realm of reality, where beams of light are used to pull objects back toward the source of the light.
By Rhodri Marsden Invisibility cloaks are set to become a reality.
- The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.