Home | Blog | Software | Reviews and Features | Forum | Help | Donate | About us
topbanner_forum
  *

avatar image

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
  • September 24, 2017, 04:20 PM
  • Proudly celebrating 10 years online.
  • Donate now to become a lifetime supporting member of the site and get a non-expiring license key for all of our programs.
  • donate

Author Topic: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'  (Read 2348 times)

Tinman57

  • Charter Member
  • Joined in 2006
  • ***
  • Posts: 1,702
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« on: January 29, 2013, 08:30 PM »
  [ Came across this tonight.  Looked like something interesting to share....]

Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'

The "tractor beams" described in science fiction are one step closer to becoming a reality, but the benefits could be realized in medical laboratories before space.

http://www.smartplan...6tractor-beams/11507

Renegade

  • Charter Member
  • Joined in 2005
  • ***
  • Posts: 13,241
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2013, 10:51 PM »
Sounds very cool!

So? What's next?
Chick magnets!


Target

  • Honorary Member
  • Joined in 2006
  • **
  • Posts: 1,635
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2013, 11:25 PM »
anyone else seeing the irony in this being posted by tinman?

Renegade

  • Charter Member
  • Joined in 2005
  • ***
  • Posts: 13,241
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2013, 12:32 AM »
anyone else seeing the irony in this being posted by tinman?

Is the universe trying to tell us something about him?  :o

Screenshot - 1_30_2013 , 5_31_16 PM.png

Hmmm...

Target

  • Honorary Member
  • Joined in 2006
  • **
  • Posts: 1,635
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2013, 12:51 AM »
Is the universe trying to tell us something about him?  :o

Hmmm...

I have to wonder what attracted him to this article in the first place :huh:

Renegade

  • Charter Member
  • Joined in 2005
  • ***
  • Posts: 13,241
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2013, 02:00 AM »
Is the universe trying to tell us something about him?  :o

Hmmm...

I have to wonder what attracted him to this article in the first place :huh:

Demonic possession? :P

joiwind

  • Participant
  • Joined in 2009
  • *
  • Posts: 484
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2013, 06:30 AM »
Is the universe trying to tell us something about him?  :o

Hmmm...

I have to wonder what attracted him to this article in the first place :huh:

Demonic possession? :P


Animal magnetism ?

Stoic Joker

  • Honorary Member
  • Joined in 2008
  • **
  • Posts: 6,368
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2013, 03:28 PM »
He was atractored to the light.

Shades

  • Member
  • Joined in 2006
  • **
  • Posts: 2,233
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2013, 03:34 PM »
Come on Guys....how much difference is there in a tractor beam and a tractor pull?

superboyac

  • Charter Member
  • Joined in 2005
  • ***
  • Posts: 6,077
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2013, 03:47 PM »
we should totally have a numerology thread based on post counts.  it would be eerie if connections were found.   >:D

techidave

  • Supporting Member
  • Joined in 2007
  • **
  • Posts: 1,034
    • View Profile
    • Donate to Member
Re: Scientists test functional 'tractor beams'
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2013, 06:51 PM »
Come on Guys....how much difference is there in a tractor beam and a tractor pull?

Only the weight Shades, only the weight!  ;D