Scientists use sound waves to levitate objects in three dimensions

By Shawn Knight · 8 replies
Jan 3, 2014
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  1. Scientists at the University of Tokyo and the Nagoya Institute of Technology were recently able to levitate small items in three dimensions using only sound waves. While it’s not uncommon for sound waves to be used to lift lightweight objects,...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,423   +350

    This is by far the coolest thing I have ever seen, Where do I get one??
  3. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177


    You find the coolest stuff Shawn!
  4. MonsterZero

    MonsterZero TS Evangelist Posts: 440   +223

    Pretty sure this is how the pyramids were built, but in a more analog fashion. Cool **** right thur'
  5. Mind-blowing!!!
  6. Need a pair of speakers to go like in Matrix ! :cool:
  7. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,374   +69

    Saw that in 1965 at the museum of science and industry chicago..
  8. @ tonylukac
    I think what makes it unique is that it's completely manipulated in 3D rather than just stationary or in 2D.
  9. clpumm

    clpumm TS Rookie

    Wingardium Leviosa!

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