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Re: Ball Lightning from high-amp discharge - Ball lightning in the kitchen
Original poster: "Chris Rutherford" <chrismrutherford@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
The UK MoD did a study on unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAP). This
doc has recently been declassified. Here is the chapter on ball lightning.
On 1/20/07, Tesla list <<mailto:tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Original poster: "The Krohns" <<mailto:2halice@xxxxxxx>2halice@xxxxxxx>
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Subject: Re: Ball Lightning from high-amp discharge - Ball lightning in the
> Original poster: Mike <<mailto:megavolts61@xxxxxxxxx>megavolts61@xxxxxxxxx>
> That was a great video. Thanks for posting it. Several years ago
> my mad scientist friend Gomez Addama (aka Bill) showed that you can
> make ball lighting in your microwave oven. All you have to do is
> take a really short candle (I used a 'tea candle'), light it and
> place it in the center of your microwave, invert a pyrex measuring
> cup over the candle and quickly turn on the microwave(have to be fast
> so you don't let the candle smother itself out). You will get a nice
> ball of plasma. I've never seen this hurt the microwave, but if you
> do this, it's at your own risk lol Also, a tea candle has a lil
> metal thingy at the bottom, but that doesn't seem to be a problem
> with sparking as long as it's covered in wax, but I guess if that was
> a concern, a person could hold the wick and dip the plastic 'holder'
> into some very hot water until the candle starts to melt and can be
> pulled out...to remove the tab.
> Resending this:
> On 1/15/07, Steve Ward
> >I got the same results from playing with thin aluminum foil and a
> >flyback transformer (which put out particularly nasty currents for its
> >size). I didnt think much of it at the time, but it looks stunningly
> >like the results presented.
> >Video from years ago:
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