33 Results for

levitation

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LevitatingCup

LevitatingCup floats above counters making coasters obsolete.

By 22 July 2016

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Check it out! An acoustic levitation gauntlet

If you always wanted to hover particles above the palm of your hand, this experiment is for you.

By 17 May 2016

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Floating bonsai trees defy gravity through magnetic levitation

Most trees grow in the ground. Kickstarter project Air Bonsai defies the conventions and helps tiny well-pruned trees float in the air.

By 26 January 2016

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Watch cars levitate -- there's a down-to-earth explanation

Technically Incorrect: In China, cars roll up to a junction, lift off the ground and spin bizarrely. A weird magnetic field? Or something more prosaic?

By 30 November 2015

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What the heck's a hyperloop?

From CNET Magazine: If Elon Musk has his way, we could soon travel at nearly the speed of sound.

By 9 July 2016

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Hyperloop One: New name, same goal

On the eve of an open-air demonstration of its propulsion system, the company previously known as Hyperloop Technologies changes its name.

By 11 May 2016

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Levitating Mars speaker takes your music to new heights

The Mars levitating speaker features a UFO-style disc that floats above a sleek black subwoofer column. And that's only the start of its cool features.

By 3 December 2014

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Check out this molten ball of metal levitating in outer space

The ESA has put a levitating furnace on the International Space Station. Getting it to work right required a bit of shaving cream.

By 26 November 2014

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Self-driving cars could someday roll around on futuristic tire balls (Tomorrow Daily 328 show notes)

Goodyear unveiled a concept video for spherical tires at the Geneva motor show, and they look like they came straight out of a science-fiction novel.

By 10 March 2016

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Goodyear's spherical tire concept might reinvent the wheel (Tomorrow Daily 328)

A 360-degree, magnetic-levitation tire concept that could enhance autonomous car navigation; also, a drone-centric system for replicating drawings at any scale, anywhere.

By 10 March 2016