Ramin Skibba is a San Diego-based astrophysicist turned science writer. (Photo courtesy of University of California Science Communication Program.)
Optical tweezers developed by a new Nobel laureate could potentially be used on slightly larger objects, but not spacecraft.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
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