Subject: How does a superconducting boat engine work and have they made one?
Date: Wed May 3 09:00:21 2000
Posted by Todd Jennings
Grade level: 10-12
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Area of science: Engineering
I have read about a type of boat engine with no moving parts that uses
superconducting magnets to accelerate the water. This appears to be the
propulsion method in The Hunt For The Red October. I read that a Japanese
firm made such a boat, but I am not sure if they did or if it worked.
Re: How does a superconducting boat engine work and have they made one?
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