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US cent balancing on apple stalk - robin linhope willson
TO 2013 and the
70th anniversary of the
1943 US 1 cent
magnetic Euro Coins balanced on a glass
and to the other over
600 magnetic coins from
over 70 countries*


Argentina, Aruba, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada,
Cape Verde Is., China, Colombia,
Costa Rica, Croatia, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea,
Etat del Afrique,
European Union,
Falkland Is., Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Gibralter, Greece, Guernsey, Guinea, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Eire), Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Luxembourg, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Polynesie, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Solomon Island, Somaliland, South Africa, South Vietnam, Spain,
Sri Lanka, St Helena, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland,
Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, USA, Vatican, Venezuela,
United Kingdom.

20 Years of UK Magnetic Coins

Will 2012 see the last British Magic Penny Christmas ?
How long before the Royal Mint scraps 1p and 2p coins ?
How long before we lose our magical one pound set of
magnetic 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p coins ?


Magical images 1993 - 2012 from Edinburgh Science Festival to Palais Decouverte in Paris
Real COINS !   NO PHOTOSHOP!   NO Tricks NO adhesives! - Just science and creativity for all !    

image:  Electromagnetic attraction and horizontal levitation Paris 2012
ELECTROMAGNETIC
REMOTE ATTRACTION.
Horizontal Levitation
World Record - 28 coins
Palais Decouverte
Paris 2012
image MAGNETIC COINS balancing on 10 DOLLAR BILL, Royal Institution 2012
BALANCING
Four real UK coins on
real US 10 dollar bill
Royal Institution, London 2012
image:   Northumbria Rose / Mandala of real UK magnetic coins - Patagonia 2011
PACKING VERTICAL
Northumbria Rose / Mandala of real UK coins totalling exactly one pound - Patagonia 2011
image: Angel of the South like North
HANGING structures
Angel of the South
Patagonia 2010
image:  
UK 2 pound Brunel coin held vertically on magnet
Imagineering, Warwickshire 2004
GRIPPING structures
Circle of 5p coins holds the non-magnetic UK 2 pound Brunel coin vertical.
Patagonia 2010
twin homopolar motor Magic Penny Patagonia 2008
TWIN HOMOPOLAR MOTOR
with 1p coins and no dangerous mercury or rare earth magnets
Patagonia 2008
image:  
hexagon of  32,762 one penny UK coins 
Imagineering, Warwick 2004
PACKING HORIZONTAL
Hexagon of 32,761 one penny UK coins. Warwick 2004
image:LEVITATION Total British Association 1996
LEVITATION TOTAL
British Association
Birmingham 1996
Magic Penny Roundabout IOP Congress Telford 1995
REMOTE ROLLING in a CIRCLE
Magic Penny Roundabout
IOP Congress. Telford 1995
image:  Astronomer Royal Sir Arnold Wolfendale with dinosaur
REMOTE ROLLING around
CURVES
Astronomer Royal Sir Arnold Wolfendale with dinosaur.
IOP Congress Telford 1995
image:  magic penny magnet Professor Heinz Woolf
COG-LIKE ROTATION
with Professor Heinz Wollf
Edinburgh Science Festival 1993
image: Carol Vorderman blow spinning Magic Penny
BLOW SPINNING
with Carol Vorderman
Edinburgh Science Festival 1993