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Old Aug 24th 2018, 03:25 PM   #1
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Floating a bed of air

I remember a while back now that I saw a video demonstration (by NASA I think) of a large heavy metal cylinder container (around one metre in height) which floated on a bed of air from the nozzles on it's base, easy enough to push around with a single finger, until the air was turned off.

This on a metal table in a controlled laboratory environment.


Does anybody else remember this?
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Old Aug 24th 2018, 04:33 PM   #2
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I remember a while back now that I saw a video demonstration (by NASA I think) of a large heavy metal cylinder container (around one metre in height) which floated on a bed of air from the nozzles on it's base, easy enough to push around with a single finger, until the air was turned off.

This on a metal table in a controlled laboratory environment.


Does anybody else remember this?
Not that specifically, no. But have you ever played air hockey? Or seen an air track? The principle is the same.

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Old Aug 24th 2018, 04:52 PM   #3
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I know, but I need a direct reference, and to video if possible.
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