Saturday, May 4, 2013

A Boy and His Atom

IBM research has created this movie that holds the Guinness World Record for the World's Smallest Stopp-Motion Film.  They used a scanning tunneling microscope to move thousands of carbon monoxide molecules into a movie!  The first video shows the movie.  The one below will take you behind the scenes to the lab.  The scientists will talk about how they made the movie with atoms as well as their research in the field of atomic memory an data storage.