Magnetic Levitation in the News

Improving Maglev performance with machine learning
For centuries, the transport sector has been one of the biggest contributors to global carbon emissions. To address the problem, many research groups are now actively exploring how technology can help ... continued..
Levitating Lightbulb Does It All With No Wires
It would be really fun to do an entire hallway of these levitating wireless lights. This a project on which [Chris Rieger] has been working for about six months. It uses magnetic levitation and ... continued..
New Material Could Levitate Like a Mini Sun at Room Temperature
Scientists have reported the successful synthesis and verification of a new material that exhibits superconductivity and magnetic levitation at room temperature and ambient pressure. The material, ... continued..
Magnetic levitation breakthrough unlocks gravity-free technology
Magnetic levitation technology takes an innovative leap forward with researchers at the Quantum Machines Unit of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) pushing the boundaries of ... continued..
Building A Levitating Turbine Desk Toy
Magnetic levitation is a beautiful thing to watch. Seeing small objects wobble about while seemingly hovering in thin air never gets old. If you want something suitably distracting in this vein ... continued..
Magnetic levitation demonstrated using a Dremel tool spinning a magnet at 266 Hz. (VIDEO)
Magnetic levitation demonstrated using a Dremel tool spinning a magnet at 266 Hz. The rotor magnet is 7x7x7 mm3 and the floater magnet is 6x6x6 mm3. This video show the physics described in the ... continued..
NASA is Making Super Cheap and Light Magnetic Levitation for Moon Bases
The moon has one-sixth the gravity of the earth so magnetic levitation can use 35 times less power to do the same work. NASA will leverage this to make thin sheets that can rolled out to make lunar ... continued..
The 5 Fastest Bullet Trains in the World
Newsweek has summarized the five highest-speed trains in the world amid an upsurge in interest in the technology in the U.S. continued..
GM dreams up magnetic levitating seats
General Motors is looking to patent a magnetic levitation system that would replace conventional seat adjusters. As described in a patent application filed by GM with the United States Patent and ... continued..
NASA’s Bold Plan to Build the First Railway on the Moon
To one day transport cargo across the dusty, cratered landscape, NASA is considering a magnetic levitation railway system. NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program recently announced ... continued..
Meletrix Zoom65 V3 Review
Meletrix is back with its latest custom mechanical keyboard, the Meletrix Zoom65 V3. But don't let the name fool you. This keyboard kit is more than just an iteration. It's a full-on sequel. Find out ... continued..
Review: XFX Mercury Radeon RX 7900 XTX Magnetic Air (Replaceable Fans)
XFX has reintroduced its powerful Radeon RX 7900 XTX Magnetic Air graphics card, now featuring an innovative design with detachable, magnetically levitating fans. This latest model stands as the ... continued..

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