Magnetic Levitation in the News

How’d They Do It: Levitating Orb Clock
Let us know in the comments below. If you’re looking to play with this phenomenon in your own projects, it seems you can buy a magnetic levitation device which exhibits similar properties. continued..
Improving Maglev performance with machine learning
For centuries, the transport sector has been one of the biggest contributors to global carbon emissions. To address the problem, many research groups are now actively exploring how technology can help ... continued..
Levitating Speaker Plays Back Eerie Recordings
Let’s face it, levitating anything is pretty fascinating — especially when you think there should be wires. This project puts a new spin on magnetic levitation by using a PID controller to ... continued..
Magnetic levitation breakthrough unlocks gravity-free technology
Magnetic levitation technology takes an innovative leap forward with researchers at the Quantum Machines Unit of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) pushing the boundaries of ... continued..
New Material Could Levitate Like a Mini Sun at Room Temperature
Scientists have reported the successful synthesis and verification of a new material that exhibits superconductivity and magnetic levitation at room temperature and ambient pressure. The material, ... continued..
Magnetic levitation demonstrated using a Dremel tool spinning a magnet at 266 Hz. (VIDEO)
Magnetic levitation demonstrated using a Dremel tool spinning a magnet at 266 Hz. The rotor magnet is 7x7x7 mm3 and the floater magnet is 6x6x6 mm3. This video show the physics described in the ... continued..
NASA is Making Super Cheap and Light Magnetic Levitation for Moon Bases
The moon has one-sixth the gravity of the earth so magnetic levitation can use 35 times less power to do the same work. NASA will leverage this to make thin sheets that can rolled out to make lunar ... continued..
Magnetic Levitation - the Future of Rail Travel?
Magnetic Levitation Transport, or maglev, is a revolutionary form of railway transport. It uses magnetic forces to make the vehicles hover above the track rather than running along them ... continued..
GM dreams up magnetic levitating seats
General Motors is looking to patent a magnetic levitation system that would replace conventional seat adjusters. As described in a patent application filed by GM with the United States Patent and ... continued..
Spin of Supermassive Black Hole Measured at a Quarter the Speed of Light
This week, science reporter Isaac Schultz described a groundbreaking effort to measure the spin of a supermassive black hole, and a fascinating experimental archaeology experiment ... continued..
Energy stores and transfers - OCR Gateway
Fridge magnets, compasses and maglev trains which use magnetic levitation. Thermal In most cases this is the vibrations of the particles in the object. In hotter objects, the particles vibrate faster. continued..
Meletrix Zoom65 V3 Review
Meletrix is back with its latest custom mechanical keyboard, the Meletrix Zoom65 V3. But don't let the name fool you. This keyboard kit is more than just an iteration. It's a full-on sequel. Find out ... continued..

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