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This High Voltage Fog Is Controlled by Pointing (BiFrost Nebulagraphy)

This video from Plasma Channel could mean we are a little bit closer to interactive holograms. If a fog is electrically grounded, and you are charged to a high voltage, some pretty remarkable things occur. Pointing at it draws lines, the fog forms vortexes, and even invisible ion bridges are formed. Ultimately, this phenomenon may […]

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Science Space

Designing A Next-Gen Ionic Thruster! (For Flight)

A YouTuber builds a working ionic thruster. Why? I have two answers. One, why not? and Secondly, for Beltalowda! In my attempt to answer that – I built a next-gen ionic thruster, and only shocked myself about a dozen times in the process. Thank you to Steven Barret at MIT for providing his airplane footage, […]

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Podcasts Science

Lex Friedman Interviews his Father, Alexander Fridman a Plasma Physicist

Lex Fridman Alexander Fridman is a professor at Drexel University and the director of the Nyheim Plasma Institute. He is one of the top plasma physicists and plasma chemists in the world. And most importantly to me, he is my dad. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. Content index: 0:00 – Introduction […]

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