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

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

You're about to see the movie that holds the Guinness World Records™ record for the World's Smallest Stop-Motion Film. The ability to move single atoms — the smallest particles of any element in the universe — is crucial to IBM's research in the field of atomic memory. But even nanophysicists need to have a little fun. In that spirit, 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. A movie made with atoms.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSCX78-8-q0


...how it was made

www.research.ibm.com/articles/madewithatoms.shtml
 
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Better than Twilight
 
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Better than a lot of stuff you see. Like it when IBM do stuff like this.
 

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