Fun with quantum levitation

Quantum levitation

The Superconductivity Group School of Physics and Astronomy at Tel-Aviv University put together something that is cool to watch and begs the question of practical use in the real world. Static and dynamic levitation and motion – does science get any cooler?

This demonstrates the quantum physical effect of superconductivity and the Meissner Effect as well as magnetic flux pinning.

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Tommy Lincoln
November 11th, 2011 at 4:45 pm

Flying vehicles, here we come.

 

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