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Research at New York University

Issue #1  |  2020

Enterprising Tech

Star Trek Is Here

To Boldly Go Where No University Has Gone Before

NYU researchers are helping to transform the science fiction of the past into 21st-century reality. For instance, there’s an NYU Holodeck, though so far it bears only passing resemblance to those aboard Starfleet ships. There is a working tractor beam. (Ditto). And other members of the NYU community are reaching for the stars—and moons.


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