Fun science video: experimenting with a Tesla coil


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/10/10/fun-science-video-experimenti.html


#2

Best definition of alternating current I’ve ever seen. 1:00 minute in…


#3

"Tesla was notoriously known for not putting all the details into his patents"

Cool, then obviously he had some super-sekret genius knowledge plan that no one could possibly ever figure out that totally would have made his idea work, and it wasn’t that he was a bit of a crank!


#4

I wiggle my electrons in your general direction.


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In 1943, the US Government had the National Defense Research Committee (NDRC) check and review the late Tesla’s papers, just in case there was something about a death ray or whatever in them.
You’ll never guess which member of the NDRC was tasked with this job.


#6

if you want your own desktop tesla coil https://amzn.to/2ysJqQF


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