Fig. 6 CS lab w/horizontal lightning-ray.
Accurate depiction of the Colorado Springs experiment:
aurora gun, an animation from the film "Secret of Nikola Tesla."
The sound effects are notable: very, very accurate from what I
understand of this. They reveal a main key to the mystery.
also see: youtube version
ELECTROSTATIC HOVERCRAFT: force limits for a giant "lifter"
Assume 1-atm, max surface e-field of 3MV/M
C = farads/cc = 8.9e-14
E = energy stored per cc at max field = 4.01e-4 joule
F = mech. force to store E with work over 1cm = 4.01e-3 newton
F = surface lifting force on one M^2 = 40.1 newton = 9.0lbs
F = lift produced by 50ft disk = 1640 lbs
The above value assumes a permeable wire grid fuselage with charged-
exhaust reaction force only, and no aerodynamic lift. If instead we used
a solid fuselage shaped like a Frisbee or like an icecream cone, perhaps
Coanda effect would give us far higher thrust, much like replacing a 1950s
turbojet engine with a modern turbofan.
So this Zealot comes to my door, all glazed eyes and clean reproductive
organs, asking me if I ever think about God.
So I tell him I killed God. I tracked God down like a rabid dog, hacked
off his legs with a hedge trimmer, raped him with a corncob, and boiled
off his corpse in an acid bath.
So he pulls an alternating-current taser on me and tells me that only the
Official Serbian Church of Tesla can save my polyphase intrinsic electric
field, known to non-engineers as "the soul."
So I hit him. What would you do?
- Spider Jerusalem, Issue #6
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