Fun With Copper And Floating Magnets

The coolest science video of the week.

What would happen if you dropped a magnet through a copper tube? 

There are no special effects involved, nor is it a visual trick. The phenomenon can be explained by Lenz’s law, formulated by Russian physicist Heinrich Lenz in 1834.  Here is a slightly longer video of the same phenomena.

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