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May 3, 2013

WATCH: A Boy and His Atom

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    This movie holds the Guinness World Record for the World's Smallest Stop-Motion Film. The ability to move single atoms is essential 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, all in pursuit of making a movie so small it can be seen only when you magnify it 100 million times.

    To watch the video, click here.

    Learn more about atomic memory, data storage and big data here.

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