Christopher (shrydar) wrote,

Now that's a Tesla Coil

Here's one for C&C fans and budding mad scientists alike.

No CGI or compositing involved - just some string and wire to direct and extending the range of the sparks from a genuine tesla coil, many hours of preparation, and a 17 second exposure :)

Backstory here, link courtesy of alaryn.

ETA - I should also mention that the site linked also covers a lot of other escapades, featuring high voltages, extreme magnetic fields, lasers and a couple of rail guns :-)

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