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TESLA'S RADIANT (Dark) ENERGY SYSTEM
http://www.fuel-efficient-vehicles.org/tesla-flying-machine/Tesla-Radiant-Energy-system.php ^ | Bruce A. Perreault

Posted on 02/04/2008 10:39:55 PM PST by BlueSky194

Nikola Tesla states:

I have harnessed the cosmic rays and caused them to operate a motive device. Cosmic ray investigation is a subject that is very close to me. I was the first to discover these rays and I naturally feel toward them as I would toward my own flesh and blood. I have advanced a theory of the cosmic rays and at every step of my investigations I have found it completely justified. The attractive features of the cosmic rays is their constancy. They shower down on us throughout the whole 24 hours, and if a plant is developed to use their power it will not require devices for storing energy as would be necessary with devices using wind, tide or sunlight. All of my investigations seem to point to the conclusion that they are small particles, each carrying so small a charge that we are justified in calling them neutrons. They move with great velocity, exceeding that of light. More than 25 years ago I began my efforts to harness the cosmic rays and I can now state that I have succeeded in operating a motive device by means of them. I will tell you in the most general way, the cosmic ray ionizes the air, setting free many charged ions and electrons. These charges are captured in a condenser which is made to discharge through the circuit of the motor. I have hopes of building my motor on a large scale, but circumstances have not been favorable to carrying out my plan.

New York American November 1st, 1933 Device to Harness Cosmic Energy Claimed by Tesla:

"This new power for the driving of the world's machinery will be derived from the energy which operates the universe, the cosmic energy, whose central source for the earth is the sun and which is everywhere present in unlimited quantities."

This is a diagram of Tesla's first radiant energy receiver. It stored static electricity obtained from the air and converted it to a usable form. Tesla's invention is a simple version of T.H. Moray's device. Moray's device used a unique rectifier (RE-valve) to efficiently capture the static electricity from the surrounding air. Moray's oscillator tubes (magnetron transducers) utilized this high-voltage energy to generate an internal secondary "cold" fusion reaction.

Stick an antenna up in the air, the higher the better, and wire it to one side of a capacitor, the other going to a good earth ground, and the potential difference will then charge the capacitor. Connect across the capacitor some sort of switching device so that it can be discharged at rhythmic intervals, and you have an oscillating electric output. T.H. Moray simply expanded on Tesla's idea to use high-voltage to create ionic oscillation.

Tesla's free-energy concept was patented in 1901 as an "Apparatus for the Utilization of Radiant Energy." ( see below ) The patent refers to "the sun, as well as other sources of radiant energy, like cosmic rays," that the device works at night is explained in terms of the night-time availability of cosmic rays. Tesla also refers to the ground as "a vast reservoir of negative electricity."

Tesla was fascinated by radiant energy and its free-energy possibilities. He called the Crooke's radiometer, a device which has vanes that spin in a vacuum when exposed to radiant energy "a beautiful invention." He believed that it would become possible to harness energy directly by " connecting to the very wheel-work of nature." On his 76th birthday at his yearly ritual press conference, Tesla announced a "cosmic-ray motor" when asked if it was more powerful than the Crooke's radiometer, he answered, "thousands of times more powerful."

In 1901 Nikola Tesla was one the first to identify "radiant energy." Tesla says that the source of this energy is our Sun. He concluded that the Sun emits small particles, each carrying so small of a charge, that they move with great velocity, exceeding that of light. Tesla further states that these particles are the neutron particles. Tesla believed that these neutron particles were responsible for all radioactive reactions. Radiant matter is in tune with these neutron particles. Radiant matter is simply a re-transmitter of energy from one state to another.

How his radiant energy receiver worked

From the electric Potential that exists between the elevated plate (plus) and the ground (minus), energy builds up in the capacitor, and, after "a suitable time interval," the accumulated energy will "manifest itself in a powerful discharge" that can do work. The capacitor, says Tesla, should be "of considerable electrostatic capacity, " and its dielectric made of "the best quality mica, for it has to withstand potentials that could rupture a weaker dielectric."

Tesla gives various options for the switching device. One is a rotary switch that resembles a Tesla circuit controller, another is an electrostatic device consisting of two very light, membranous conductors suspended in a vacuum. These sense the energy build-up in the capacitor, one charging positive, the other negative, and, at a certain charge level, are attracted, touch, and thus fire the capacitor. Tesla also mentions another switching device consisting of a minute air gap or weak dielectric film that breaks down suddenly when a certain potential is reached.

Tesla received two patents for this radiant energy device; U.S. Patent No. 685,957 - Apparatus for the Utilization of Radiant Energy and U.S. Patent No. 685,958 - Method of Utilizing Radiant Energy. Both these patents were filed on March 21, 1901 and granted on November 5, 1901. In these patents he explains:

"The sun, as well as other sources of radiant energy throw off minute particles of matter positively electrified, which, impinging upon the upper plate, communicate continuously an electrical charge to the same. The opposite terminal of the condenser being connected to ground, which may be considered as a vast reservoir of negative electricity, a feeble current flows continuously into the condenser and inasmuch as the particles are ...charged to a very high potential, this charging of the condenser may continue, as I have actually observed, almost indefinitely, even to the point of rupturing the dielectric."

The Earth's Electrostatic Charge

Tesla's intent was to condense the energy trapped between the earth and its upper atmosphere and to transform it into an electric current. He pictured the sun as an immense ball of electricity, positively charged with a potential of some 200 billion volts. The earth, on the other hand, is charged with negative electricity. The tremendous electrical force between these two bodies constituted, at least in part, what he called cosmic energy. It varied from night to day and from season to season but it is always present.

The positive particles are stopped at the ionosphere and between it and the negative charges in the ground, a distance of 60 miles, there is a large difference of voltage - something on the order of 360,000 volts. With the gases of the atmosphere acting as an insulator between these two opposite stores of electrical charges, the region between the ground and the edge of space traps a great deal of energy. Despite the large size of the planet, it is electrically like a capacitor which keeps positive and negative charges apart by using the air as a non-conducting material as an insulator.

The earth has a charge of 96,500 coulombs. With a potential of 360,000 volts, the earth constitutes a capacitor of .25 farads (farads = coulombs/volts). If the formula for calculating the energy stored in a capacitor (E =1/2CV2) is applied to the earth, it turns out that the ambient medium contains 1.6 x 1011 joules or 4.5 megawatt-hours of electrical energy. In order to utilize this high-voltage energy you must do two things -- make an energy sink and then devise a way of making the "sink" oscillate.

"Zero-Point Energy?"

Such a "sink" has to be at a lower energy state than the surrounding medium and, for the energy to continually flow into it, the energy must be continually pumped out of it. Additionally, this " sink" must maintain a lower energy state while meeting the power requirements of the load attached to it. Electrical energy, watt-seconds, is a product of volts x amps x seconds. Because the period of oscillation does not change, either voltage or current has to be the variable in this system's energy equation. Bifilar wound coils are used in the system because a bifilar wound coil maximizes the voltage difference between its turns, the current is then minimized.

A coil in our system, then, will be set into oscillation at its resonant frequency by an external power source. During the "zero-point" portion of its cycle the coil will appear as one plate of a capacitor. As the voltage across the coil increases, the amount of charge it can siphon will increase. The energy that is taken into the coil through the small energy window (zero-point), call it what you will, appears to be the key to the success of this system. It is at this zero-point where energy is condensed into positive and negative components of current. When energy escapes from the "sink" the magnetic field collapses and a strong magnetic quake is created in it's wake. A properly tuned system can capture and convert radiant energy in such a prescribed arrangement.

Energy Directly from the Atom

The radiant energy system is a self-oscillating capacitive system. Once it is set into oscillation, very little power is expended in keeping it going. Because it is an electrostatic oscillating system, only a small amount of charge moves through the system per cycle, that is, the coulomb per seconds = amps are low. If the charge is used at a low rate, the energy stored in the system will be turned into heat at a slow rate enabling the oscillations to continue for a long period of time.

Tesla's "COIL FOR ELECTRO MAGNETS," patent #512,340 is a very special coil design because, unlike an ordinary coil made by turning wire on a tube form, this one uses two wires laid next to each other on a form but with the end of the first one connected to the beginning of the second one. In this patent Tesla explains that the double coil will store many times the energy of a conventional coil.[1] Measurements of two coils of the same size and with the same number of turns, one with a single, the other with a bifilar winding, show differences in voltage gain. These bifilar Tesla's coils can be explained solely on the basis of their electrical activity. A bifilar coil is capable of holding more charge than a single wound coil. When operated at resonance, the distributed capacitance of the bifilar coil is able to overcome the counter - electromotive force (e.m.f.) normal to coils, inductive reactance.

Because of the electrical activity, a bifilar coil does not work against itself in the form of a counter - e.m.f., the potential across the coil quickly builds to a high value. The difference between the turns becomes great enough that the energy is practically all potential, at this point, the system becomes an electrostatic oscillator.

Minimal work is done in my radiant energy system due to the absence of wasted displacement currents. As small heat losses occur, oscillations are maintained by surplus charge generated by atomic catalytic reactions, energy is siphoned from the kinetic moments of these charges. Very low energy expenditure allows power delivery to an electrical load over an extended time period without an external fuel supply. After an initial input of energy from an outside source, the radiant energy electrical generator will operate as a very efficient device.

By reviewing history it is understandable why some inventions are not commercialized. It is economics, not science, that is the main factor. It will be remembered that alternating current was opposed by powerful financiers in Tesla's time.

Michael Pupin, noted in his autobiography:

"...captains of industry...who were afraid that they would have to scrap some of their direct current apparatus and the plants for manufacturing it, if the alternating current system received any support. A most un-American attitude...but ignorance and false notions prevailed in the early nineties, because the captains of electrical industries paid small attention to highly trained scientists."[2]

Philadelphia Public Ledger November 2, 1933 Tesla 'Harnesses' Cosmic Energy

Inventor announces discovery to displace fuel in driving machinery. Calls Sun main source. A principle by which power for driving machinery of the world may be developed from the cosmic energy which operates the universe, has been discovered by Nikola Tesla, noted physicist and inventor of scientific devices, he announced today. This principle, which taps a source of power described as "everywhere present in unlimited quantities" and which may be transmitted by wire or wireless from central plants to any part of the globe, will eliminate the need of coal, oil, gas or any other of the common fuels, he said. Dr. Tesla in a statement today at his hotel indicated the time was not far distant when the principle would be ready for practical commercial development. Asked whether the sudden introduction of his principle would upset the present economic system, Dr. Tesla replied, "It is badly upset already." He added that now as never before was the time ripe for the development of new resources. While in its present form, the theory calls for the development of energy in central plants requiring vast machinery. Dr. Tesla said he might be able to work out a plan for its use by individuals. The central source of cosmic energy for the earth is the Sun, Dr. Tesla said, but "night will not interrupt the flow of new power supply."

Clearly Tesla is not talking about an atomic reactor. He is directly converting ionized particles generated by radiant matter. It is not nuclear energy as we know it today. Radiant Energy is directly converted to electrical power! Tesla believed that the Sun generates highly charged particles and that radiant matter is a re-transmitter of energy, it is this transfer of energy that could be used for practical purposes.

References

[1] Nikola Tesla, U.S. Patent #512,340, "COIL FOR ELECTRO MAGNETS, " he explains that a standard coil of 1000 turns with a potential of 100 volts across it will have a difference of .1 volt between turns. A similar bifilar coil will have a potential of 50 volts between turns. In that the stored energy is a function of the square of the voltages the energy in the bifilar will be 502/.12 = 2500/.01 = 250,000 times greater than the standard coil.

[2] Michael Pupin, From Immigrant to Inventor, Charles Scribner's Sons, N.Y., pages 285-286, 1923. http://www.fuel-efficient-vehicles.org/tesla-flying-machine/images/Tesla-patent-for-radient-energy.gif>


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1 posted on 02/04/2008 10:39:57 PM PST by BlueSky194
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To: BlueSky194

2 posted on 02/04/2008 10:45:52 PM PST by woofie
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To: woofie

3 posted on 02/04/2008 10:46:18 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (It takes a father to raise a child.)
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To: BlueSky194

Recommend to everyone to see the movie “The Prestige”, tons of fun.

Edison as a bad guy; like I said, tons of fun.


4 posted on 02/04/2008 11:05:37 PM PST by boocoowell
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To: BlueSky194

Tesla is the Father of TinFoil Hat Theory. Lightning farms, rail guns, earth power transmission.. And his files disappeared from his vault after his death.

I love reading about him. One of the most interesting characters ever.


5 posted on 02/04/2008 11:22:40 PM PST by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: D-fendr
Tesla Patents
6 posted on 02/04/2008 11:25:32 PM PST by I got the rope
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To: BlueSky194

http://www.thunderbolts.info/tpod/2004/arch/040927earth-capacitor.htm

Earth: A Self-repairing Capacitor


7 posted on 02/04/2008 11:37:21 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: BlueSky194


:-)
8 posted on 02/04/2008 11:46:48 PM PST by kb2614 (Hell hath no fury than a bureaucrat scorned)
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To: woofie

Cool. Is that a photoshop trick?


9 posted on 02/04/2008 11:47:34 PM PST by Kevmo (SURFRINAGWIASS : Shut Up RINOs. Free Republic is not a GOP Website. Itís a SOCON Site.)
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To: Kevmo
"Cool. Is that a photoshop trick?"

Nope. Go here and enjoy lots of this kind of dangerous fun. The picture above was taken from this site.

10 posted on 02/05/2008 12:17:24 AM PST by redhead (VICTORY FIRST, THEN PEACE)
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To: BlueSky194
Tesla’s mind was matched only by his ego and his mouth. It is too bad he had millions of mediocre minds and some bright ones too, lined up to fight his every effort. The man literally oozed technology out of every orifice. Nobody has come close to repeating the level of technological advancement he spit out. He thought the box up! Kudos to him for telling the Nobel prize committee they weren’t qualified to honor the likes of himself. Shame on him for turning down the prize money and leaving so many of his Ideas untested due to lack of funds.
11 posted on 02/05/2008 12:23:32 AM PST by ME-262 (Nancy Pelosi is known to the state of CA to render Viagra ineffective causing reproductive harm.)
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To: BlueSky194

Tesla, a true prophet, treated as all prophets are; dying unknown in a NY hotel, the pigeons his only friends. And yet he is talking about the 400,000 V electro-potential gradient between the earth and ionosphere, have you ever thought about what would happen if you discharged that capacitor? Like no LIGHTNING.... Hey, this is the same danger as the space elevator, the tether line discharges the giant spherical capacitor. The entire world’s WEATHER changes. No, even if it’s a resistor moisture(grounding path)will condense on it; plus the debye effect in LEO.

So, Tesla had it right about the 50 V/m electro-potential gradiant but don’t get delusions of grandeur about tapping it for massive amounts of energy, the EPA will collar you pronto.


12 posted on 02/05/2008 1:57:46 AM PST by timer (n/0=n=nx0)
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To: BlueSky194

Tesla BUMP! Good post.


13 posted on 02/05/2008 1:59:03 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: BlueSky194
Tesla: Man Out of Time

A good bio
14 posted on 02/05/2008 3:32:33 AM PST by Locomotive Breath
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To: Locomotive Breath

bookmark, Tesla is one of my favorites...


15 posted on 02/05/2008 3:44:01 AM PST by RobFromGa (It's the Spending, Stupid! (not the method of collection))
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16 posted on 02/05/2008 3:48:15 AM PST by RobFromGa (It's the Spending, Stupid! (not the method of collection))
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To: Toadman

bookmark


17 posted on 02/05/2008 3:49:35 AM PST by Toadman ((molon labe))
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To: BlueSky194

bookmarked, Thank-you


19 posted on 02/05/2008 4:12:17 AM PST by eeaaggllee11
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To: BlueSky194

Has anybody replicated Tesla’s free energy machines for practical use? The original patents have now expired and should be public domain.


20 posted on 02/05/2008 4:23:30 AM PST by mission9 (It ain't bragging if you can do it.)
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To: ME-262
Actually, Kurzweil may very well surpass Tesla in the end for ‘outside the box’ ideas, certainly surpass him in credibility! George Westinghouse knew that, like harnessing some of his ideas, harnessing Tesla would prove profitable.

Many inventors are eccentric....look at Bill Gates!

21 posted on 02/05/2008 5:07:19 AM PST by CRBDeuce (an armed society is a polite society)
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To: shibumi

Electric-wet-dreams-ping


22 posted on 02/05/2008 5:24:51 AM PST by Salamander (And don't forget my Dog; fixed and consequent.......)
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To: CRBDeuce

Kurzweil is a bright guy, but, he has still got a ways to go if he wants to surpass Tesla’s impact.


23 posted on 02/05/2008 5:26:24 AM PST by ME-262 (Nancy Pelosi is known to the state of CA to render Viagra ineffective causing reproductive harm.)
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To: boocoowell
"Recommend to everyone to see the movie “The Prestige”, tons of fun."

The book is much better. The end is completely different.

24 posted on 02/05/2008 6:23:25 AM PST by avg_freeper (Gunga galunga. Gunga, gunga galunga)
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To: woofie

Great picture! I need a car like that!

I suspect the cops wouldn’t want to tangle with me much... neither would the neighbors.


25 posted on 02/05/2008 6:54:53 AM PST by AFPhys ((.Praying for President Bush, our troops, their families, and all my American neighbors..))
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To: kb2614

I was just thinking “What’s that Tesla album...”

Nice


26 posted on 02/05/2008 6:59:10 AM PST by wastedyears (This is my BOOMSTICK)
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To: CRBDeuce

Bill Gates eccentric - yes.

Bill Gates inventor - uh, no.


27 posted on 02/05/2008 6:59:18 AM PST by Locomotive Breath
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To: CRBDeuce
Many inventors are eccentric....look at Bill Gates!

Bad analogy. Sheisters, con-artists and pitchman were around long before Gates.

28 posted on 02/05/2008 7:03:51 AM PST by Types_with_Fist (I'm on FReep so often that when I read an article at another site I scroll down for the comments.)
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To: Salamander

>> Electric-wet-dreams-ping <<

After which, you don’t have anything real, but you’ve likely been electrocuted in a very painful place.


29 posted on 02/05/2008 7:21:42 AM PST by dangus
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To: woofie

Great post! My family and I are huge fans of Nikkola Tesla and are furious that “publik Skools” focus so much on Edison when it was Tesla and his inventions that made the most contribution to science. Heck, I didn’t even learn about Tesla until AFTER I completed publik skool edukashun!

I love reading about him and his works, especially his successful invention of a frequency device (one of its applications is as a weapon). When used as a weapon, the device matches the frequency of any object (inanimate or otherwise), and once the frequency of the object is matched the device will discharge, where it either destroys the object (matching the frequencies cancels them both) or kills the animate object by, again, cancelling its frequency. There are other applications to this invention, but I won’t go into it here.

He and his intellect are legendary and so relevant (to those who are paying attention)! Again, thanks for the great post!


30 posted on 02/05/2008 8:05:30 AM PST by rscully (I Am S'Mitt'en!! President Romney 2008!)
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To: woofie

What the heck is THAT!


31 posted on 02/05/2008 8:08:39 AM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (Elections have consequences.)
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To: Mad_Tom_Rackham

bookmark


32 posted on 02/05/2008 8:18:53 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (Just saying what 'they' won't.)
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To: D-fendr
Tesla was a genius. A very poor business man, as many geniuses are, but a genius.
33 posted on 02/05/2008 8:22:53 AM PST by khnyny (Quid Est Veritas)
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To: Kevmo

I dont know a thing about that picture....its on Google under Tesla


34 posted on 02/05/2008 8:51:45 AM PST by woofie
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To: Interesting Times; SeraphimApprentice; GreyFriar

Tesla ping


35 posted on 02/05/2008 9:10:23 AM PST by zot
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To: CRBDeuce
Many inventors are eccentric....look at Bill Gates!

Yeah, and he isn't really even an inventor.
36 posted on 02/05/2008 9:10:44 AM PST by aruanan
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To: BlueSky194

Ping


37 posted on 02/05/2008 9:18:46 AM PST by No.6 (www.fourthfightergroup.com)
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To: Rb ver. 2.0

Thanks for that!


38 posted on 02/05/2008 9:28:13 AM PST by Bat_Chemist (The devil has already outsmarted every "Bright".)
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To: BlueSky194

From the article, “...the earth has a charge... of 4.5 megawatt hours...”

That’s enough to light ten thousand standard light bulbs for 4.5 hours, or about 0.005 to 0.01 times the output of an average coal, gas or nuclear fired power plant.

In Tesla’s time that probably seemed like a lot of power.

In addition to making one terrible business decision, Tesla lived about 25-50 years too early. Were he able to conduct his experiments, with the knowlege of Einstein, Bohr, Heisenburg and others in hand, the practical results would have been, in my opinion, orders of magnitide greater.

As it is, Tesla’s writings probably contain pointers to advanced phenomena, some of which might be exploitable for useful amounts of cheap energy, but finding and leveraging them is difficult because of Tesla’s pre-standard nomenclature, his secrecy, and his ability to rely on his memory, reducing the quantity of surviving notes.


39 posted on 02/05/2008 11:57:56 AM PST by jeffers
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To: BlueSky194

Thanks for posting this. Tesla is one of the greatest “unappreciated” inventors ever, mainly because of Edison/ GE.


40 posted on 02/05/2008 12:14:36 PM PST by matthew fuller (None of the Above- 2008)
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To: jeffers

http://www.spinspace.com/biophysics/haarp.htm

there’s lots of stuff like this on the net...I don’t know what to make of it, but it’s interesting.


41 posted on 02/05/2008 1:08:22 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: Rb ver. 2.0

Link to above ping


42 posted on 02/05/2008 1:29:43 PM PST by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: BlueSky194

Childhood hero of mine.


43 posted on 02/05/2008 2:52:15 PM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: BlueSky194

BTTT


44 posted on 02/05/2008 3:14:20 PM PST by MattinNJ ("Conservatives" will stay home in November and hand Clinton the election. Unbelievable.)
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To: dangus

I keep forgetting that others can see our cryptic, often inexplicable little ‘inside joke’ pings....LOL!

[and somehow, explaining it made it sound *way* worse than it really is]....:-O


45 posted on 02/05/2008 3:39:48 PM PST by Salamander (And don't forget my Dog; fixed and consequent.......)
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To: boocoowell

I really enjoyed the Prestige, a surprising sci-fi flick. Didn’t realize it was a sci-fi flick until he went to see Tesla for the teleporter gadget.


46 posted on 02/05/2008 3:42:57 PM PST by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: BlueSky194

Tesla once lived in the city I reside in. It is my understanding that the house he lived in receives visits from people who want a bit of soil, a glimpse of the inside of the house, or to meditate on the lawn - anything to connect them to Tesla.

Very odd.


47 posted on 02/05/2008 5:05:39 PM PST by mountainbunny
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To: 21stCenturion

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48 posted on 02/05/2008 7:30:36 PM PST by 21stCenturion ("It's the Judges, Stupid !")
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To: BlueSky194
Just discovered that ...in 1926, Tesla commented on the ills of the social subservience of women and the struggle of women toward gender equality, indicated that humanity's future would be run by "Queen Bees." He believed that women would become the dominant sex in the future. From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikola_Tesla

The man knew about the rise of Her Ankleship!

49 posted on 02/06/2008 1:10:01 AM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: BlueSky194

“tesla” is hungarian for “tin foil,” I think.


50 posted on 02/06/2008 8:07:49 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (it's not called the Church Militant for nothing.)
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