Russian Physicists Launch Campaign to Rebuild Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower and Power the World

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    “Tesla was right and we are ready to prove it!” So say the two Russian physicists who have just launched an Indiegogo campaign to rebuild Nikola Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Tower in Fall, 2014. Tesla believed that the tower could transmit power wirelessly but this was never definitively proven in his lifetime. If he was right, and after extensive study the team are convinced he was, the project could provide an efficient, worldwide energy transmission system that would distribute all the clean energy we can use.

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    That Tesla was a genius is undisputed even by his detractors, but more than 70 years after his death, he remains a polarizing figure. Leonid Plekhanov and Sergey Plekhanov have spent the last five years studying and modeling Tesla’s notes and patents for the tower and they are certain the project is viable with the use of modern materials and technology. As their Indiegogo page notes: “Nikola Tesla had left us a very detailed description of the design of his Magnifying Transmitter System and the physical principles of its operation. We are a group of modern-day physicists, trained in many areas related to the operation of his Worldwide Energy System. We’ve conducted a thorough scientific expertise of his works and came to the conclusion that Tesla was on the right track.”

    The principle behind the current design is that we already have an unlimited source for all the energy we could need – the sun. A 100,000 square kilometer solar array in a nice, sunny desert somewhere could provide for all our global power needs. The problem lies in distributing that power, as current systems leak so much energy. Tesla’s proposed network of towers were designed to make use of the Earth’s own inherent conductivity, transmitting energy through the ground and the ionosphere with very little wastage. A detailed description of how a tower works can be found here.

    While Tesla’s original tower on Long Island weighed in at 60 tons, the prototype the Plekhanovs plan to build will only weigh two tons due to advances in materials. Its Tesla coil will be about 20 meters long. The team are hoping to raise $800,000 to build their prototype via the Indiegogo campaign, which finishes up on July 25, 2014. They successfully raised $40,000 via crowdfunding last year for research and design work on the power source. A project timeline and budget are provided, and in the spirit of Tesla’s magnanimity, they pledge to make their results freely available online once the tower has been put into operation


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    In an unrelated note; Two Russian physicists, brothers Leonid and Sergey Plekhanov, were killed in a tragic car crash on July 19th, 2014. There were no eye-witnesses, but authorities say that their car sped off of cliff and blew up before landing in a rocky lake 300 meters below.
     
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    exactly.

    RIP comrades.
     
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    Aren't those the Ripumhov brothers who tried to patent the pump n' dump last year?
     
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    The wig approves the structure
     
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    I think the pump n' dump was perfected a few years back by a couple of Jewish "brothers" from NY.

    Howard Stern Moves to Sell $200M in Sirius Stock
    FORBES MAGAZINE ^ | 01.11.2006, 02:06 PM | SETH SUTEL
    Posted on 1/12/2006, 3:59:23 AM by GLOBAL_PEACE

    Just three days after starting his new job at Sirius Satellite Radio Inc., shock jock Howard Stern is now able to sell the roughly $200 million in Sirius stock that he received as part of his five-year deal with the company.

    Sirius' contract with Stern runs through 2010, but the company disclosed last week that it was giving Stern and his agent 34.4 million shares of stock right away because it had already reached certain undisclosed targets for subscriber growth under the deal it signed with Stern in late 2004.

    On Wednesday, the company made another regulatory filing saying that entities controlled by Stern and his agent, Don Buchwald, would receive the proceeds of the sale of the shares, which could occur at any time. It's not yet clear when or how much they will sell, and Buchwald did not return a call seeking comment.

    Nearly all of the stock is going to Stern, but Buchwald also received a substantial chunk: 3.125 million shares, worth nearly $20 million at current share prices, or 10 percent of the 31.25 million shares that Stern received, which are now worth just under $200 million.
     
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    Efficient

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    This should go well. They should also look into getting a new barber
     
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    These types of stories make me rock haft for hours
     
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    So if they can beam electricity through the air, does that mean all of my stuff will be running all of the time? If so, my place is going to be noisy.

    And if I unplug my hair dryer, will it keep running?
     
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    Didn't Howard already invent this??
     
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    sounds like the start of a SYFY movie. who will save the world by stopping these madmen from frying the atmosphere??

    ian (that's pronounced EYEan) zering can play the heeeero.
     
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    I once read a book where the plot was some guy building one of these machines to ignite the worlds atmosphere on fire. This thing scares the shit out of me.
     
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    Awesome! Makes my hair stand on end!
     
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    I thought that one of the main problems with this idea is that if the electricity is in the air there is no way to charge anyone who uses it. Hmmm might not be a problem for most of us at that.
     
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    all your base are belong to us! :grad: