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Freezing soap bubbles on a levitating magnet

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We’ve seen bubbles freeze in winter videos before. We’ve seen levitation with magnets, too. But have we ever seen bubbles freeze while levitating on a spinning magnet? Not until now.

This video from Pasi Rajamäki at Magnet Tricks combines freezing bubbles with electromagnetic levitation.

This year we have had amazing winter weather, last year there basically was no snow or sub-zero temperatures where I live in South-Western Finland. First day of filming it was -14 C, 2 m/s wind, second day -20 C, 2 m/s wind. The wind wasn’t too much of a problem as I had a little bit of shelter from it.

levitating bubble while it freezes
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