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A levitating top in a foggy soap bubble

A spinning Levitron Cherrywood top, thanks to repelling magnetic force in the base and the top’s gyroscopic stability, hovers over a soap bubble full of glycerin fog, all within a larger bubble that is also filled with fog. It was created by bubble enthusiast Dustin Skye, who also filmed it from a second angle:

…and played with some other bubble tests before adding fog:

Next: More bubbles, more magnetic fields, more levitation and more toys, including Tops (1969) by Charles and Ray Eames, Levitating Superconductor on a Möbius strip, and Materials science with EUPHRATES.

via La Boite Verte.

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