‘Magnetics’ Archive

Diamagnetic Levitation June 10, 2009 No Comments

Ever tried to levitate a magnet with another magnet? The trick is to place a diamagnetic material in between the two magnets. Normal magnets have poles, where opposite poles attract and like poles repel; diamagnetic materials repel both magnetic poles equally, and can be used to balance out the force of attraction between two magnets. [...]