The twist in light’s tail

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Could you move objects by shining a light on them? How about a million lasers shining on an apple? Even though the apple may be fried in the process, Professor Miles Padgett explains how he and his fellow researchers have been studying light to discover how its “angular momentum” may be used for communications, sensing and imaging – and maybe even to move things around.


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