NASA developing tractor beam

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8 Responses to “NASA developing tractor beam”

  1. CaptainK says:

    John Deere and Allis Chalmers have been working on such a beam for decades; they had hoped to enlist the help of some famous engineer, but so far the only scotch has been in their drinks.

  2. flowergardenslayer says:

    Wake me up when they create a trailer beam….  (rimshot)

  3. Afajak says:

    Are they going to use it to pull in more funding?

  4. JoshP says:

    Otherwise this is gonna be a real short trip???

  5. peglegdeluxe says:

    I wish their graphics department could have shown a bit more creativity.  This rips off one of Andrew Kramer’s After Effects tutorials nearly verbatim.

    • Henry Pootel says:

      The video people should go play a few good games to get some ideas.  And speaking of games, EVE Online mining lasers anyone?

  6. Trent Hawkins says:

    I was kind of hoping it was going to push that asteroid that will be passing dangerously close to earth…
    http://gizmodo.com/5855571/this-asteroid-is-getting-way-too-close-to-earth

  7. HahTse says:

    …How are they going to PULL things with LIGHT?

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