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How to float like a stone


Posted on Friday, 13 May, 2005 | Comment icon 6 comments


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"What goes up no longer has to come down. British scientists have developed an antigravity machine that can float heavy stones, coins and lumps of metal in mid-air."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by smallpackage on 13 May, 2005, 21:04
Now thats a good topic!
Comment icon #2 Posted by fallingalien on 13 May, 2005, 22:04
maybe UFOs are us from teh future now?
Comment icon #3 Posted by Red-eye Dragoon on 13 May, 2005, 23:17
whoa, thats awsomeknow we just need to apply that to a caror atleast a hover board
Comment icon #4 Posted by merlinhoot on 17 May, 2005, 15:54
Here is a similar story but not sure if they are talking about the same deviceESA Portal - Floating in Weightlessness [snip]...the European Space Agency's Research & Technology Centre (ESTEC) at Noordwijk in the Netherlands. In its Erasmus building, some uncanny things happen in an elegant woven-metal structure 13-metres tall. The installation called a drop tower demonstrator was inaugurated last November. A capsule containing an experiment is allowed to drop down the structure and will experience weightlessness for 1.5 seconds before its fall is cushioned in a 1.75 metre deep pit fil... [More]
Comment icon #5 Posted by AztecInca on 18 May, 2005, 1:42
It seems that the things we only thought about as only science fiction are starting to become a reality more and more!
Comment icon #6 Posted by ROGER on 18 May, 2005, 4:12
But Scotty, We need more power! To heck with your "Poor Bearings!"


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