Perpetual Motion Device? Gravity & Magnetism Drive this Wheel.

This looks like an ingenious method to drive a “perpetual motion device”.

Something we will attempt to replicate here at

Gravity pulling the metal ball forces the wheel forward while the magnet keeps the ball in place on the elevated section of the wheel.

This is such a simple perpetual motion design it seems like it would work, but in fact many times the simplest designs are the most effective.

If you have any insight as to why this will or won’t work, please comment and let us know.

Can you imagine how this simple design could change so much in our world… Electrical energy production and mechanical energy generation could be achieved quite easily. Whether this can be used to generate significant energy would be an interesting engineering problem. Any ideas?

Looking forward to your comments!

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