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WATCH: The Physics of Quantum Levitation

Whoa.

JACINTA BOWLER
24 MAY 2016
 

We've all seen those amazing videos where an object looks like it's floating around a track. Is it real, magic, or the future of transport? (Hello, flying cars.)

Turns out it is real, and not magic - it's all about making the object REALLY cold, with some magnets thrown in. Check it out.

Video produced in partnership with Futurism.

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