6.25.2009

First Flight of the Levitated Dipole Experiment

This shows a typical levitation sequence and the first plasma of the fully levitated 1/2 ton superconducting dipole. The device is designed to study the physics of plasmas confined by a levitated dipole... similar to planetary magnetosphere with a hole bored through the planet[Hollow earth?]...
http://www.thelivingmoon.com/41pegasus/04images/UFO_Tech/ldx_mov.gif
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