Magnetic gravity trick grows perfect crystals

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posted on Aug, 16 2007 @ 05:57 AM
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By adjusting the magnetic field produced by a 33-tesla magnet, the researchers were able to counteract the force of gravity, stilling the convection currents around the growing crystal.

They were even able to create a sort of negative gravity and make the growth plume travel downwards.






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