U.S. Military Examines "Beaming Up" People




 
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October 15th, 2005  
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Topic: U.S. Military Examines "Beaming Up" People


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By KEAY DAVIDSON
San Francisco Chronicle
25-SEP-05

Frustrated that terrorist kingpin Osama bin Laden is still on the loose nearly four years after the Sept. 11 attacks, a few military types and their scientific advisers are pondering a "what if" solution straight out of TV's "Star Trek."

Wouldn't it be neat, they ask, if we could nab bin Laden via teleportation? In "Star Trek," the characters traveled between spaceship and planet by having their bodies dematerialized, then "beamed" to another locale _ hence, the characters' familiar request to the ship's engineer: "Beam me up, Scotty."
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