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The world of roller coasters is abuzz with the idea of a levitating amusement park ride, and an Ithaca College physics professor is helping lead the way. A Travel Channel piece on Sunday night featured IC’s Matt Sullivan demonstrating how superconductors could literally help take roller coasters to the next level.

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 ITHACA, NY — What do you get when you cross an Ithaca College experiment in quantum levitation with Comedy Central? In the case of the “Colbert Report,” you get a cup of ice cream suspended in mid-air.

Associate Professor of Physics Matthew C. Sullivan was featured on the November 9 episode of the show, helping host...

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