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Lunch break: Quantum levitation

at 01:19 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Via Jason Kottke, here’s a video demonstration of quantum levitation — suspending a superconducting disc above or below a set of permanent magnets. (Better explanation here.) Now we can all dream about the day when we have quantum levitating trains that can travel upside down.

 
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