May 1st, 2013

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Dances with atoms: IBM researchers create a short film using only microscopic particles | The Verge

Dances with atoms: IBM researchers create a short film using only microscopic particles | The Verge

IBM has used scanning tunneling microscopes to make still images out of atoms for decades, but this is their first film.  It's not surprising it took them this long considering dragging atoms around for just one frame would make Sisyphus feel better about his job.