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Novelty Floating Magnetic Top

Levitation of a novelty magnetic top - gyroscopic forces keep it stable as it floats in a magnetic well

A permanent magnet cannot be suspended in free space by another permanent magnet. That would be like antigravity. We had to see if we could copy this novelty top. We succeeded of course. The trick is the Gyroscopic force of the spinning top keeping the system stable. Well, until it stops spinning... Looks like magic but has a scientific base. It floats in a magnetic well. International Magnetic Solutions takes the mystery out of the mysterious.


Levitation of a novelty magnetic top - gyroscopic forces keep it stable as it floats in a magnetic well Levitation of a novelty magnetic top - gyroscopic forces keep it stable as it floats in a magnetic well