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Author Topic: Is there a machine using magnetism to lift and gravity to lower an object?  (Read 2424 times)

Offline Joe L. Ogan

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Has anyone ever tried to build a machine where Magnetism would lift something up and Gravity would pull it down.  Thanks.  Joe L. Ogan
« Last Edit: 15/12/2009 09:14:04 by chris »


 

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Has anyone ever tried to build a machine where Magnetism would lift something up and Gravity would pull it down.  Thanks.  Joe L. Ogan

They have. The maglev train is one example.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maglev_(transport)

You can buy toys that levitate objects with permanent magnets too.
 

Offline Karsten

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And check out these hover shoes!


You have to admire how they hook up the wires. Genius!
 

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It shows how scientifically illiterate alot of people are that many people in the comments section actually tried to build them
 

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It shows how scientifically illiterate alot of people are that many people in the comments section actually tried to build them

I know! Cracks me up and depresses me at the same time.
 

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I was a little disapointed that he didn't incorporate duct tape into the design.  I'm also thinking I should make a similar video, but with a contraption you put under your furniture...you know, to make it easy to move.  I wonder how much money I could make before I got caught ripping people off?
 

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