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Old 11-01-2011, 07:52 AM   #543
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In 25 years we won't need humans in the army

So NASA just secured funding to research a tractor beam
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 for remotely capturing planetary or atmospheric particles and delivering them to a robotic rover or orbiting spacecraft for analysis.


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