Saturday, October 15, 2011

Working Magnetic Hoverboard

Magnetic Hoverboard which hovers few inches above the ground over a magnetic strip and can carry a person up to 100 kgs (220 lbs).

Check out the video demo below which was conducted by the Department of Physics from Paris Diderot University.

Thanks to Replica Prop Forum member 'Unresponsible' for sharing the video .

The Surf Mag (October 6, 2011). Google translation below.

Discover and test a futuristic skateboard: he levitates a few inches of soil above magnetic rails, and can carry people over 100 kg.
As part of the Festival of Science at the University Paris Diderot, the Department of Physics of this university for the first time the Surf Mag: skate a superconductor.

Witness the power of quantum properties of superconductors, discovered exactly 100 years ago! A superconductor conducts electricity perfectly, but in addition, it expels magnetic fields. Thus, pushing the magnetic field of the magnets, a superconductor can levitate!

A spectacular demonstration

Vincent Berger, President of the Paris Diderot University will conduct the first test flight of the prototype - developed and designed in the laboratory materials and quantum phenomena of the university - and testify to the unique sensations of skiing skateboarding provides.

With the Surf Mag, the carpet is no longer a tale of Arabian Nights. It becomes reality, the reality of a new era of our urban transport.

Launch of Surf Mag:
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:00
Village "Science mills"
University of Paris Diderot
esplanade Pierre Vidal-Naquet
75013 Paris

And other demonstrations of Surf Mag throughout the Festival of Science Village "Science mills":
Wednesday 12, Thursday 13, Friday, October 14 from 9 am to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 15th from 13h to 17h30
Contact: Marie-Aude Measson, marie-aude.measson @


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