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6 Ways That Magnets Are About To Change Our Lives

6 Ways That Magnets Are About To Change Our Lives

Magnets. You already know what they are and everything about them. Or do you? Magnets are crucial to many more emerging technologies than you might expect. The tried-and-true magnet is about to change everything — from how we drive and treat cancer to how we play sports.

This Maglev Gearbox Doesn’t Need Teeth

This Maglev Gearbox Doesn’t Need Teeth

The most inefficient part of a gearing system is also its most vital: the teeth. While they allow the systems to, y’know, work, they also introduce vast quantities of frictional losses and, in turn, mechanical wear — so this new system uses magnetic levitation to do away with them.