Fun science video: experimenting with a Tesla coil

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


"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!


I wiggle my electrons in your general direction.

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.

if you want your own desktop tesla coil

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