van de graaff generator :
- n electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity
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- The Giant Sparking Globes that Dominate Boston's Museum of Science
Visitors to the Museum of Science in Boston are always in for a hair-raising treat when they enter the facility's Theater of Electricity. This small amphitheater is actually the permanent home of the largest air-insulated Van de Graaff generator on the planet—a pair of 40-foot high spheres crackling with up to 5,000,000 volts of electricity. Read more...
April 28, 2014 - Gizmodo