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By A.J. Roan
Metal Tech News 

Researchers make first macro tractor beam

Metal Tech News - January 25, 2023


Last updated 1/25/2023 at 3:45am

Lasers shooting into space at the Very Large Telescope in Antofagasta, Chile.

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Perhaps not in our lifetimes, but if tractor beams became true from fiction, they could revolutionize the shipping, travel, transportation, and construction industries, among countless other unknowable effects.

Chinese scientists' success crosses threshold that has opened way for grabbing tech.

Despite their influence on science fiction and even the occasional conspiracy theory, tractor beams, in reality, have not yet lived up to fantastical expectations. While it seems we are still far from capturing a spaceship that can do the Kessel Run in twelve parsecs, Earthlings have managed to use thi...

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