Late last year my friend Travis Taylor called me and asked me to give him a hand with a new TV show he was hosting for The Weather Channel. Travis and I had worked together a few years ago on the National Geographic series Rocket City Rednecks and it was great to hear from him. Travis went on to tell me that the show would feature a variety of scientific experiments and of course I was eager to help. I met with Travis and one of the show's producers a week or so later to go over the details and I started work immediately on... continue reading »
Tesla arrives in Colorado Springs to continue high-voltage/high-frequency experiments that had become too large for his New York lab. He stayed at the Alta Vista Hotel in room 207.
Revolutionary inventor and engineer Nikola Tesla has been called the father of the 20th century. The eccentric physicist developed the alternating current electric power system that lights up the... continue reading »
It has been customary heretofore in fountains and aquarian displays, to project spouts, jets, or sprays of water from suitable fixtures, chiefly for decorative and beautifying purposes. Invariably,... continue reading »