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Old 11-01-2011, 07:52 AM   #543
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So NASA just secured funding to research a tractor beam
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-10-...r-reality.html
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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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