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The magnet mill

  1. Mar 15, 2014 #1

    Why aren't we using this method? :surprised
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  3. Mar 15, 2014 #2


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    Because of newtons third law. The magnets pull on the turbine blades, but in turn they themselves are pulled towards the turbine blades resulting in zero motion.
  4. Mar 15, 2014 #3
    Because it doesn't work.
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