Thursday, 19 April 2012

The Sonic Screwdriver is - Scottish?

Researchers at Scotland's Dundee University report creating a machine which uses ultrasound to lift and rotate a rubber disc floating in a cylinder of water.
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It is said to be the first time ultrasound waves have been used to turn objects rather than simply push them. "Like Doctor Who's own device, our sonic screwdriver is capable of much more than just spinning things around” said Dr Mike MacDonald of the University of Dundee.
The Dundee sonic. Not yet pocket sized.

Source : BBC Scotland

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