Art and Science in Perfect Harmony: IBM’s Atomic Stop-Motion Film

 

Researchers at IBM have made me love stop-motion animation. Using a scanning tunnelling microscope, these fine folks have painted perfect pointillist pictures using individual atoms, and made a fun little short film about a boy and his one special atom.

 

 

This may just be a smile-inducing aside to real research into quantum computing but MAN is it cute.

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