Superconducting Boat Levitating Around a Magnet-Covered Möbius Strip

A small, superconducting boat levitates around a Möbius strip covered in more than 2,000 magnets in this video from Ri Channel. Royal Institution science demonstration technician Andy Marmery then explains why the Yttrium barium copper oxide superconductor causes the little boat to float.

submitted via Laughing Squid Tips