How to Build a Tesla Coil

In many aspects, Nikola Tesla changed the way we consume electricity, transport and produce it. He even influenced the way we move and start...

PoWiFi Powers Devices Wirelessly, Eliminates Batteries

PoWiFi is a system that allows simultaneous wireless transfer of power and data to electronic devices using existing WiFi infrastructure, giving a glimpse of...

Tesla’s Unipolar Dynamo working principles

Tesla's design varied from that of Faraday in two major ways. First, he used a magnet that was bigger in diameter than the disk...

Disney Makes Nikola Tesla’s Wireless Power Dreams Come True

It looks like the Disney company has made Nikola Tesla's dream of wireless power transmission a reality. At least on a small scale. Disney Research...

DIY Tesla Turbine From a Hard Disk

Disks At first I tried using CDs because of their large surface areas, but they didn't hold up too well under the milling machine. I...

The Tesla Turbine

Nikola Tesla created an engine design nearly 100 years ago that is as much as three or four times more efficient than the combustion...

Bladeless Wind Turbine Built by Solar Aero, Inspired by Nikola Tesla's Invention

Remember that Tesla turbine we wrote about two years ago? Or the Tesla turbine made out of a hard drive? Nikola Tesla patented these turbines back in 1913, but he wasn't able to build them properly because the metals he could use at that time didn't have the right thickness and quality.

The Tesla Oscillator (aka Earthquake Machine)

Nikola Tesla is primarily thought of as an electrical genius, but he also was responsible for a number of mechanical devices. One of the...
Russian Physicists Say Rebuilding Nikola Tesla's Wireless Power Transmission Tower Will Work

“We’ll Prove Nikola Tesla Was Right,” Say Two Russian Physicists

In 1901, Nikola Tesla began construction of what came to be known as the Wardenclyffe Tower, which was supposed to be used for worldwide...

Wireless Power Transmission Made Better by Old Electronics Principles and New Circuitry

NC State University researchers have recently implemented what is being used in radios for decades in wireless power transfer (WPT) receivers - the ability...