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..
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..
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..
China successfully tests maglev trains in vacuum tube, eyeing future speeds of 4,000 kph
China has the world's fastest train but it wants to push speeds even higher. It has recently run a train through a low-vacuum tube at speeds of more than 600 kph — but the designers want it to ... 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..
Scientists Create Levitating Graphite Plate For Ultra-Sensitive Quantum Sensors
Led by a team from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) in Japan, a team of researchers have found a way to shield thin wafers of graphite as they hover freely above a grid of ... continued..
Breakthrough bullet train-inspired pump powers failing hearts wirelessly
Researchers have presented the functioning of heart pumps that deploy the magnetic levitation technique, which is used in bullet trains. continued..
Ten of the world’s quirkiest public transport options
Never mind the boring old bus. Ramp up your excitement levels on these eccentric modes of public transport for a more unpredictable transit experience. 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..
The Magnetic Twist: Hybrid Superconductors Unlock Quantum Computing Potential
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..
Progress in quantum physics: Researchers tame superconductors
An international team including researchers from the University of W rzburg has succeeded in creating a special state of superconductivity. This discovery could advance the development of quantum ... continued..
Riven Feature – Remaking a Masterpiece
If Myst was The Hobbit of point-and-click adventure games, Riven was The Lord of the Rings. Built by a small studio called Cyan in Spokane, Washington, it had photorealistic graphics on par with its ... continued..

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