Magnetic Levitation in the News

Magnetic levitation breakthrough unlocks gravity-free technology
OIST researchers create a levitating platform using magnetic levitation, promising ultra-sensitive future sensors. continued..
Magnetic levitation: New material offers potential for unlocking gravity-free technology
Researchers at the Quantum Machines Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) are studying levitating materials—substances that can remain suspended in a stable position without ... continued..
Scientists show off gravity-defying breakthrough in magnetic levitation research
Researchers may have unlocked the potential for gravity-free technology. A new study published in Applied Physics Letters highlights how researchers have made huge breakthroughs in … The post ... continued..
Graphite platform levitates without power
Magnetic levitation is used to float everything from lightbulbs to trains, with varying levels of success, but usually it requires a power source. Now, scientists in Japan have developed a way to make ... continued..
Bismuth is so strongly repelled from magnets, it levitates. How?
Magnetic levitation — bismuth's ability to seemingly float between two magnets — is perhaps one of the most interesting. The repulsion between bismuth and the magnets is so strong, it causes ... continued..
Watch the first-ever magnetic levitation test on regular train tracks
A test by Italian firm IronLev has provided successful examples of how a magnetic levitation train, or maglev, might work on already existing train tracks. This is a huge boon, as the maglev demo ... continued..
Researchers create stable superconductor enhanced by magnetism
An international team including researchers from the University of Würzburg has succeeded in creating a special state of superconductivity. This discovery could advance the development of quantum ... continued..
Superconductivity: the search and the scandal
Recent high profile controversies haven't deterred scientists from searching for one of research's ultimate prizes: room temperature superconductors. Kit Chapman reports on the claims ... continued..
Culture Kings Recalls Sneaker Basel Magnetic Levitation Displays Due to Laceration and Ingestion Hazards
Model CXF-24B, Stackable Magnetic Levitation Sneaker Display, has an uppercase I-shaped black frame. The displays have LED lighting and were sold with or without a remote control. continued..
Innovative magnetic levitation: New material offers potential for unlocking gravity-free technology
The most common type of levitation occurs through magnetic fields. Objects such as superconductors or diamagnetic materials (materials repelled by a magnetic field) can be made to float above ... continued..

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