Best physics stories you might have missed in 2012

There was a lot going on in 2012, with the discovery of the Higgs Boson, Curiosity landing on Mars and Felix Baumgartner jumping from the edge of space. Heres a collection of physics stories that you might have missed from 2012

1. NASA gets two military spy telescopes for astronomy Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

NASA gets two military spy telescopes for astronomy

Two spy satellites were donated to NASA that are as good as the Hubble

2. What DNA Actually Looks Like Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

What DNA Actually Looks Like

An electron microscope has successfully imaged a single strand of DNA.

3. No magic show: Real-world levitation to inspire better pharmaceuticals Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

No magic show: Real-world levitation to inspire better pharmaceuticals

Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory have managed to levitate small object using sound, that will hopefully lead to better drugs.

4. The One Where NASA Asks for a Tractor Beam Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

The One Where NASA Asks for a Tractor Beam

Scientist have made a tractor beam that's able to move microscopic particles using light.



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