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University of Bristol researchers create simplified tractor beam using readily available parts for less than £70

BRISTOL, 04-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tractor beams are mysterious rays that can grab and attract objects.  The concept has been shown in science-fiction movies such as Star Wars or Star Trek and scientists have developed the theory using lasers.  Recently, sound … Read the full press release

University of Bristol academics demonstrated first phononic crystal that can be altered in real time

Bristol, UK, 1-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Using an acoustic metadevice that can influence the acoustic space and can control any of the ways in which waves travel, engineers have demonstrated, for the first time, that it is possible to dynamically alter the geometry … Read the full press release