An Extra Leap for Magnetic Personalities


frogs levitate in a strong-enough magnetic field

Mark Twain (who is featured in multiple posts here on Commonplace Fun Facts) wrote about the lengths some people will go to in order to get a frog to outjump other frogs. One trick that wasn’t discussed in The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County was magnetism.

If only he had known that if you put a frog in a strong-enough magnetic field, it will levitate.

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