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Floating a Christmas tree bulb between your hands

 
 
Reply Tue 12 Nov, 2002 09:27 am
If you had gloves on with magnets at various places could you set up a magnetic field to keep the bulb in the air?
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dlowan
 
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Reply Sun 24 Nov, 2002 03:57 am
Hmmmmmmmmm - if it is magnetic I guess you could in theory!

Practice might be a whole other matter!

'Twould look very cute, though.
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Mr Stillwater
 
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Reply Mon 16 Dec, 2002 07:28 pm
We ran through this one in ABUZZ. Still think you can only do it with very strong, but also very light magnets. One lot inside the ball, the other on your glove with the same polarity. Here's the sort of magnet you would need:

http://images.sharperimage.com.edgesuite.net/all/en/images/products/HF731-PIP.JPG
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hitchhiker
 
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Reply Wed 1 Jan, 2003 09:21 pm
Check this out...


http://www.levitron.com/
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