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November 17, 2010

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devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1290038368 ) Play

Explain how the “thing” is defying gravity in the copper tube.

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Answer:
Eddy currents induced by the magnet in the copper tube creates a magnetic field which in turn slows it down. Science is awesome.
http://xkcd.com/54/

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