Magnetic Levitation in the News

Building A Magnetic Levitating Quadcopter
From the patent, we’re able to glean a few details of how this hoverboard/magnetic levitation device works, and in our post on the initial coverage, we said we’d be giving away some goodies to ... 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..
The Old Ping-Pong Ball Levitation Trick
[Jacob] has put a slightly new twist on the levitating ball trick with his ping-pong ball levitation machine. We’ve all seen magnetic levitation systems before. Here on Hackaday, [Caleb] built ... continued..
Perfect Coordination: Magnetic Levitation Provides Six Degrees of Freedom in Product Handling
What do you get when you add hardware and software to the principles of magnetic levitation? The likely answer from Jeff Johnson, mechatronics product manager at Beckhoff Automation, U.S., would ... continued..
Magnetic Levitation - the Future of Rail Travel?
Magnetic Levitation Transport, or maglev, is a revolutionary form of railway transport. It uses magnetic forces to make the vehicles hover above the track rather than running along them ... continued..
Vertical cities in the age of hyper-urbanization
More than half of the world’s total population live in cities. The UN Report on World Urbanization estimates that by 2050, another 2.5 billion will live in cities and 90 percent of this increase ... continued..
Researchers Achieve High Vacuum Levitation of Silica Nanoparticle, Paving the Way for Future Levitation Technologies
Researchers achieved high-vacuum levitation of a silica nanoparticle on a photonic-electric chip, revolutionizing nanotechnology. continued..
Watch the first-ever magnetic levitation test on regular train tracks
A test by Italian firm IronLev has provided successful examples of how a magnetic levitation train, or maglev, might work on already existing train tracks. This is a huge boon, as the maglev demo ... continued..
World's Fastest Train Runs Into Trouble
A railway using the world's fastest train is undergoing construction between Tokyo and Nagoya, though environmental objections have stalled its arrival. continued..
Urban Rail Transit Global Report 2024: Need for Reduced Traffic Congestion Drives Investment in Rail Infrastructure - A $55.1 Billion Market by 2030
Technological advancements are playing a crucial role, with innovations such as high-speed maglev trains, which use magnetic levitation for propulsion, gaining traction in various countries. The ... continued..
Culture Kings sneaker display device recalled after risk of injury or death
An urgent recall has been issued for a popular clothing and food wear brand, Culture Kings, after fears one of its products could cause injury and even death. continued..
Republican lawmakers, governor would make appointments to new Charlotte transit authority, bill says
Republican lawmakers and the governor would appoint board members to help make decisions on managing Charlotte’s buses, light rail and streetcar, according to a draft of a bill that would create a new ... continued..

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