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A Boy and His Atom Movie Stills

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IBM scientists precisely positioned almost 10,000 atoms into nearly 250 images to create the Guinness-certified "World's Smallest Stop Motion Film." The movie, called "A Boy and His Atom," was created using the Nobel prize winning scanning tunneling microscope, weighing 2 tons and operating at a temperature of -268 degrees Celsius. Researchers use this tool to understand atomic properties for memory, data storage and future technologies for big data. See full Flickr Image Gallery at flickr.com/gp/ibm_research_zurich/6N0d3Q. (Courtesy: IBM)
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