Jump to content
Objectivism Online Forum


Rate this topic


Recommended Posts

It's not a new discovery really, and it isn't really practical until a room temperature superconductor is found, or you happen to be on a very very cold planet... I suppose you could have floating cars, trains, very low resistance electric motors. There probably hasn't been much thought put into it due to the limitations of most superconducting materials, namely, they require very cold temperatures, even very "warm" temperature superconductors still need to be at like, -200 degrees Fahrenheit.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Oh, and it's different from normal magnetic levitation because this method doesn't require contant current flow to maintain the repeling effect, so you could travel at very high speeds with very little energy input, well, if it wasn't for all known superconductors to require super cold temperatures like I mentioned above.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 9 years later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Create New...