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Nikola Tesla's Mysterious Box

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by AnOutsider, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

    Apr 3, 2009

    pretty interesting read... was it a hoax or was Nikola just a super genius that was severely under appreciated in his time?
  2. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

    Aug 20, 2006
    Yes, there is a whole lore surrounding that. I think the thought was it was receiving RF power from a very high powered transmitting tower nearby.

    Back in his day, pre "electronics" he could transmit massive amounts of power and build specific devices to receive it. These days such a "stunt" would likely fry all sorts of other equipment nearby I would think. Or maybe he knew something that no one ever figured out?

    Tesla's Electric Car

    (warning, wild speculations and conspiracy theories surround this story)

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