Lifter

  High Voltage "Lifter"     Electrostatic lifters are fascinating devices that have become popular construction projects for experimenters all over the world.   NASA's recent patent on a type of…

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Jacob’s Ladder

If you've ever seen a Frankenstein movie you have probably seen a Jabcobs Ladder or "climbing arc". The familiar "Bzzzzzzzzzzz....snap!" sound is a staple of old horror movies. So how…

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Lightning & Atmospheric Electricity

Few natural phenomenon inspire the wonder and awe that thunder and lightning do. Since mankind's earliest days lightning has been regarded as something supernatural, and it is only relatively recently…

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The Tesla Coil

Nikola Tesla invented the the Tesla Coil near the end of the 19th century. A Tesla Coil is a pulsed air-core resonant transformer capable of creating enormous voltages and huge…

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