Today 150 years ago Nicola Tesla was born – a well-known electrical engineer, physicist and ……finally mad scientist. Consequently he is praised by Berlin media artists who have a party tonight in his name at Tesla.
Last not least Tesla is famous for his Tesla coils. If you are ever in the Deutsche Museum in Munich never miss the heavy current electricity show. I have to admit I probably saw it at least 10 times by now (…starting in early childhood). So I can understand that people want to to build their own coil in their backyard. Australian backyards seem to be big enough to go for the challenge, at least I found the above image on that impressing tesladownunder site. If you dont have a back yard then a small coil does it too – as can be watched here: