Tag Archives: levitation

Beer can levitation. Can someone explain this?

Thuderf00t created a simple experiment in which he was able to livetate a magnet over a beer can. First he connected the beer can to a drill and then started spinning that beer can. Once that beer can was rotating the magnet was pushed away from the beer can. how is that possible? Does anyone […]

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How to drink coffee in space: tech&sci news #1

EarthSky tells us that drinking coffee in space is darn hard and scientists needed to actually invent a space coffee machine in order to allow astronauts to drink coffee in space. In microgravity the coffee does not simply fall “down” somewhere so you have to drink it using a special plastic bag and then sip […]

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Levitation through magnetism

You don’t need magic to obtain levitation. Get two magnets, one with a plain shape ie cube and another one in the shape of a spinner. Simply make sure the spinner rotates and stays vertically and you’ll be amazed by the performance. In the video above they need to try this at least a dozen […]

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Electromagnetic induction. Check. Levitation. Check. Say what ?!

Did you hear of MagLev? Of course you did. Levitation through direct magnetic interaction or via electromagnetic induction is very possible. Veritasium shows in the video above how an Aluminium plate can be hovered over a coil where a 8000 Amps current is flowing. The most interesting part is that the place is getting very […]

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