The Homopolar Motor

Wikipedia Entry

I ran across this motor design over at Make Magazine.  Most motors suround a core with tightly wound wires to create rotation.  Maxwell’s Motor only requires a couple parts.  A rare earth magnet, a shaft, a battery, and a wire.

One Response to “The Homopolar Motor”

  1. Manuel Says:

    I don’t know if the video or your picture is cooler!


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