Magnetically levitating a live frog. The research team behind this impressive feat have an important message for nay-sayers: “We apologise to those who believe that “the real physics” should involve only obscure substances and be always dull.” Read a super simplified explanation of what they did here. Photo courtesy of Lijnis Nelemans, High Field Magnet Laboratory, Radboud University Nijmegen, shared under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license.

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