Magnetic Levitation in the News

The insane plan to build massive new £15 trillion tunnel between London and New York
A recent 'thought experiment' suggests a tunnel linking London and New York could work- for the price of £15 trillion. continued..
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..
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 - 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..
Maglev line starting date still up in the air as costs keep rising
The much-ballyhooed magnetic levitation train line project linking Tokyo with Nagoya has been stuck in limbo since Shizuoka Prefecture refused to allow construction for what could be one of the ... 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..
Chinese researchers uncover new high-temperature superconductor
Superconductors are materials that exhibit zero electrical resistance and diamagnetism under specific temperature ... continued..
JR Tokai to halt maglev tunnel excavation in dried-up area
NAGOYA—Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) said May 20 it will “immediately suspend” all tunnel excavation work for the magnetic-levitation (maglev) Chuo Shinkansen Line in an area where ... 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..
Corsair RM750X SHIFT Power Supply Review
The Corsair RM750X SHIFT combines style, performance, and reliability, making it an excellent choice for PC builders. continued..
BiVACOR wins IDE to start first-in-human study for artificial heart
The first-in-human study will evaluate the safety and feasibility of the total artificial heart to bridge the time to a heart transplant. continued..

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