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This DIY Solar-Powered Death Ray Can Even Melt Metal

This DIY Solar-Powered Death Ray Can Even Melt Metal

Burning ants with a magnifying glass is a long-accepted childhood pastime and possible indicator of sociopathy. But when Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds at the Science Channel got the idea to more effectively harness the sun’s destructive heat, they decided to go big…like 800 degrees Celsius.

Why Tesla’s Death Ray Was Never Made

Why Tesla’s Death Ray Was Never Made

Once upon a time, there was a great deal of talk about Nikola Tesla designing a charged particle beam weapon dubbed as the Death Ray. The machine was never actually made though and this letter explains why.