A3_3 Pandoras Floating mountains

Gregor McQuade, Michael Walker, Lee Garland, Thomas Bradley


The mountains in the film Avatar are shown to naturally float in the air unaided by mechanical flight, this paper discuses whether this phenomenon could be created by the mountains containing superconducting materials and floating on the planets earth like magnetic field. The results show that a much larger field would be needed to float any material of a substantial size so the effect is not caused by this method.

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