Dropping A Magnet Down A Thick Copper Tube

This video was posted in 2012, but has resurfaced now. The clip features a man dropping a neodymium rare earth magnet down a thick copper tube. As the magnet falls down the tube, it induces a current and creates a magnetic field which slows its fall. It’s like slow motion in real life.  

 

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