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Levitating humans could be in our future, thanks to a scientific breakthrough in acoustic tractor beam technology
Engineers from the University of Bristol have demonstrated that it’s possible to stably levitate objects using the world’s most powerful acoustic tractor beams.
originally posted by: TEOTWAWKIAIFF
a reply to: trollz
The “tornado” part is spot on! Doing the same with superfluid gas does the same thing at the quantum level. Except it prevents the gravity field from forming (TEOT’s speculation. I just call how it’s done “quantum magic” and leave it that. They can make quantum vortices so this is a start!)
“Anti-gravity” aside, this may make fully suspended graphene production possible. Which also changes the world!
We are almost ‘one step beyond’!!
originally posted by: odzeandennz
of course this will be weaponized... but what a great piece of tech.
i wonder if the Hutchinson effect is a better line of research for modern day scientists.