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Do Hoverboards exist?

  1. Mar 15, 2010 #1
    I found this article online about how hoverboards work and was wondering if it was legit: http://cvip.fresno.com/~chelz/howitworks.html" [Broken]
    If hoverboards exist, wouldn't they be mass produced/marketed by now?
     
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  3. Mar 15, 2010 #2

    Ivan Seeking

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    Re: Do Hoverboards exist??

    It is absolute nonsense. In order to use the earth's magnetic field to levitate an electromagnet, a ridiculous amount of power would be required for the electromagnet; far more than would ever be practical. The other statements regarding "gathering energy" make no sense at all.
     
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