You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #98: Interesting... [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
Aries Donating Member (544 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-29-03 09:53 AM
Response to Original message
98. Interesting...

"...the Senate report mentions Teslas development of a ray gun in the 1930s, which was actually a particle beam accelerator, and which was said to be able to shoot down an airplane at 200 miles. Following Teslas death in 1943, the US government seized his papers and research notes, placing them under national security lock and key. An undoubted genius during his life, Teslas papers curiously remain highly classified today - 53 years later..."


"In one experiment in 1896, Tesla accidentally triggered an earthquake across a dozen New York city blocks. This, Tesla later said, was caused by a little piece of apparatus you could slip in your pocket. As local police stormed his lab, the wily inventor lifted a sledge-hammer and smashed the oscillator to pieces, bringing an end to the pandemonium...."

Of course, enough earthquakes happen in Iran anyway to make proving it was the (assumed to be possible for the sake of argument) weapon that caused this one would be problematic.

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC