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That's awesome. I wonder if the cost of cooling a significant amount of liquid nitrogen would make it economically feasible to use this on trains.
 

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That's awesome. I wonder if the cost of cooling a significant amount of liquid nitrogen would make it economically feasible to use this on trains.
My uncle was on a team that was developing the technology for the electromagnetic train system in Japan. Though I am sure the process is quiet different, it seems like it would be more cost effective than freezing things with liquid nitrogen.
 

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My uncle was on a team that was developing the technology for the electromagnetic train system in Japan. Though I am sure the process is quiet different, it seems like it would be more cost effective than freezing things with liquid nitrogen.
...but not nearly as cool .
 

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Is it really levitation if it hangs from under the track?

quantum suspension train > quantum levitation train > regular, boring floaty train
 

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Is it really levitation if it hangs from under the track?

quantum suspension train > quantum levitation train > regular, boring floaty train

The presenter kept telling the interviewer that it's quantum locking, but he wasn't listening (I guess).
 

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