from the now-all-i-need-is-a-co2-laser dept.
RobertTaylor writes: "Ananova is reporting that Japanese scientists have developed a laser powered paper plane. A blast of light from a commercial laser heats up a droplet of acrylic polymer or water on its surface which acts as fuel. Full story here" Nature also has a story on this advance.
"If you own a machine, you are in turn owned by it, and spend your time
-- Marion Zimmer Bradley, _The Forbidden Tower_