Rising Force: The Magic of Magnetic Levitation (Hardcover)

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In this first-ever popular introduction to "maglev"-- the use of magnetic forces to overcome gravity and friction--Livingston takes lay readers on a journey of discovery, from maglev nanotechnology to Chinese trains that travel at 250 mph without touching the tracks. He finds magic in "fighting friction by fighting gravity.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780674055353
ISBN-10: 0674055357
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: May 30th, 2011
Pages: 288
Language: English