Watch a piece of aluminum levitate and melt at the same time

By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

Watch a piece of aluminum levitate and melt at the same time

This is an induction heater, an electromagnetic thingamajig that can make metal to levitate and—with enough power—melt it. In this case, the metal is a 2.6-gram piece of aluminum that reaches a temperature of 2192 F (1200 C) before the machine is turned off.

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