News tagged with levitating

Speedy Train Technology Finds New Food Safety Niche

Magnetic levitation technology is the darling of mass transit: High-speed trains floating above magnetic tracks can sweep passengers along smoothly at 300 miles per hour. Now, researchers have discovered an ...

Jul 30, 2010
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Acoustic levitation could be used on Mars

(PhysOrg.com) -- The presence of fine dust on the Moon and Mars may present problems for explorers, such as coating solar panels, penetrating seals and interfering with machinery. Human explorers would also ...

Jan 25, 2010 report
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Mice Levitated for Space Research

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have managed to levitate young mice in research carried out for NASA. Levitated mice may help research on bone density loss during long exposures to low gravity, such as in space ...

Sep 11, 2009 weblog
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