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    Quantum Locking....

    OK, now this is very cool......

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ws6AAhTw7RA

    getting your head around how it works is one thing, but you really don't need to know the fine details, now start to think of the applications 5 or 10 years down the road

    Very cool...... pun intended!
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    That's the coolest science thing I've seen in I don't know how long.

    Frozen mag-lev trains, here we come!
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    Very interesting. Yeah - and cool, too!
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    Sent the link to our physics teacher here in the HS, if he reads it before lunch, I'll get his account of how and why it works and if it will become practical. I watched it with the sound off so don't know any particulars given. Why did it speed up when he ran his finger perpendicular across the track when it was on the circular track?
    George Jetson here we come! Tire companies will buy this up and bury it so they don't become obsolete.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuart Ablett View Post
    ....now start to think of the applications 5 or 10 years down the road ...
    Spray finishing came to mind first ..... very cool thanks!!!

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    Man I can imagine the rides at the amusement parks Yep KOOL technology for sure

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Niemi View Post
    Man I can imagine the rides at the amusement parks Yep KOOL technology for sure
    I hadn't even thought of that Tom!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuart Ablett View Post
    OK, now this is very cool......

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ws6AAhTw7RA

    getting your head around how it works is one thing, but you really don't need to know the fine details, now start to think of the applications 5 or 10 years down the road

    Very cool...... pun intended!
    Suspensor fields to lift and move heavy equipment without hurting people's backs. The same suspensor fields might enable the transport of phenomenally heavy loads without the necessity for special roads and equipment. This technology has been described in science fiction for a number of years.

    And you are right, it is definitely cool!
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    When I read the title, I first thought this had to do with Quantum computing and encryption (Quantum computers could easily break any of today's encryption methods).

    This however is cool, but would it really be cost effective to scale up?

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    Cool stuff. Can see it being viable. The earth is one big magnetic field, just need a superconductor big/strong/sensitive enough.
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