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Super Conductor


Small magnet floats in the air! Demonstrates Meissner Effect.

Small cube magnetic floats in mid-air! Super conductor is cooled in liquid nitrogen, placed on insulating surface, and magnet is placed on top where it floats just above surface. Poke magnet to get it spinning. Slide a sheet of paper between the magnet and the super conductor to show it is not being supported (PS. the broken one has better effect )

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An awesome video of a super conductor on a Mobius strip





Use plastic tweezers provided to handle chilled parts Demo is in a plastic box

Updated on Jan 24, 2017

Demo room information

Location Q3
Maker Unknown
Current State Working
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