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Quantum Levitation!

Suspending a superconducting disc above or below a set of permanent magnets. The magnetic field is locked inside the superconductor ; a phenomenon called 'Quantum Trapping'.
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Submitted: 11/12/2012
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User avatar #4 - davidokuro (12/09/2012) [-]
ROADS OF THE FUTURE :D
#3 - upyoursnumbnuts ONLINE (11/20/2012) [-]
Ok, how long until this is commercially feasible? Seriously. I want a flying car.
User avatar #5 to #3 - godtherapist ONLINE (12/26/2012) [-]
never
#1 - xlp (11/19/2012) [-]
I saw this live :) they had a track of permanent magnets and put cooled superconductor over it and gave it a push.... and it was doing laps like a boss
#2 to #1 - xlp (11/19/2012) [-]
damnit, I should have waited till 2:20 with this comment :D now I look like an idiot
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