Quantum Levitation Makes WipeOut Possible in Real Life (VIDEO)

Science is The Coolest. In the video above, researchers in Japan have used quantum levitation and video game inspiration to recreate a WipeOut race with models.

The researchers, working at the Japan Institute of Science and Technology, created a model WipeOut track with models that actually float above the track using physics. All it takes is some liquid nitrogen and a Ph.D., and you, too, could be recreating your favorite video game moments in the real world. Personally, I’m ready for my personal Jet Moto bike (or Imperial landspeeder!).

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1 Comment on Quantum Levitation Makes WipeOut Possible in Real Life (VIDEO)


On January 5, 2012 at 10:54 am

AWESOME!! About in time!