Cerebral Knievel: also, as I understand it, while the coils produce MILLIONS of volts, the amps, and the frequencies involved denote them not being THAT dangerous.I'm sure getting hit directly by one of the electrical "feelers" would make for not having a good day, but the skin effect is not that severe in this case.would any Fark expert Electrical engineers care to elaborate?
RogermcAllen: When you rub your socks on the carpet and shock a doorknob you are experiencing ~10k volts.
farkingismybusiness: I am not a smart man, but I recall seeing a headline lately that stated this stunt will build up ozone in the vicinity, which I guess is a bad thing when it's too close to the ground. But what is stopping us from using this machine higher up in the atmosphere to help repair the ozone layer?
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