A Boy And His Atom: The World's Smallest Movie

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week, May 08, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Uploaded to YouTube a few days ago, your glimpse into the future for the day. "IBM researchers used a scanning tunneling microscope to move thousands of carbon monoxide molecules (two atoms stacked on top of each other), all in pursuit of making a movie so small it can be seen only when you magnify it 100 million times" (see how it was made at http://youtu.be/xA4QWwaweWA). Via 2¢ Worth.

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