Saturday, December 3, 2011

World's Largest Tesla Coils Set To Strike

nic halverson
Analysis by Nic Halverson
Fri Dec 2, 2011 02:31 PM ET

If the words "World's Largest Tesla Coils" don't set your blood aboil, you might want to check if you still have a pulse. Hands down, this has to be one of the coolest projects Discovery News has ever written about. I'm so amped that my head is thundering with heavy metal. Here's why:
Electrical engineer Greg Leyh and his high voltage colleagues at the Lightning on Demand organization near San Fransisco are raising money to build two 120-foot Tesla coils that researchers hope will help unlock some of the secrets behind arguably one of nature's most beautiful and deadly forces: lightning.



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