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Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.

By October 19, 2014

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Smart high-beam headlights won't blind oncoming drivers

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon created an experimental headlight that tracks other vehicles and blanks out the bits of light that would normally blind them in traffic.

By September 9, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 033: Tractor beams, Microsoft's Hyperlapse technology, human harps, and more

On today's show, Ashley and Rich watch (and listen to) a woman "playing" the Brooklyn Bridge with a human harp bodysuit. Also, we never thought we'd type those words together in one sentence. What structure would you want to use that suit on, and what kind of sound it would make?

By August 11, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 033: Tractor beams, Microsoft's Hyperlapse technology, human harps, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss future uses of a new 'tractor beam' technology, swoon over Microsoft's Hyperlapse video algorithm, and listen to a bridge played like a harp.

By August 11, 2014

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Physicists create tractor beam made of water

A water-based tractor beam that could contain oil spills and manipulate floating objects cannot yet be explained by mathematical theory.

By August 10, 2014

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Futuristic watch beams time onto your hand

Got time on your hands? An Indiegogo campaign promises to deliver the world's "First Projection Watch."

By July 21, 2014

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Russian coach blames laser beam for team's World Cup exit

Fabio Capello says his goalkeeper was blinded by a green beam, just before conceding a vital goal.

By June 26, 2014

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Watch the video NASA transmitted to Earth on a laser beam

The space agency says the achievement is like "a person aiming a laser pointer at the end of a human hair 30 feet away and keeping it there while walking."

By June 6, 2014

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Hollywood Sci-Fi Museum beams into reality in 2015

Sci-fi superfan Huston Huddleston plans to open a massive museum dedicated to sci-fi artifacts from film and television.

By May 8, 2014

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Antarctica penguin pics beamed by satellite

In honor of World Penguin Day, tech firm Cambridge Consultants announces a plan to use Raspberry-Pi-equipped cameras to help labs keep an eye on penguins in real time.

By April 25, 2014