Will a neodymium magnet levitate on ice at NP or SP? Asking just because these magnets are powerful and the Earth magnetism is fairly stronger at poles than at the Equator.

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    $\begingroup$ The magnetic field is only about 2x stronger at the poles. So thus, for a magnet to levetate at the pole, it must have at least half its weight in magnetic forces at any arbitrary place in the world (like your desk). If you swung a neodyimium magnet around, you would feel it. $\endgroup$
    – Cort Ammon
    Dec 25 '20 at 21:11
  • $\begingroup$ Stronger than not much at all is still not much. $\endgroup$
    – Jon Custer
    Dec 26 '20 at 0:01

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