Editorial: Tesla Harnessing Sun's Rays

Date: 
Saturday, January 15, 1898
Volume: 
13
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61-61
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January 15, 1898. ul MINING AND SCIENTIFIC PRESS < Tnos. A. EDIBDN Jn. ls credited with announcing that he can photograph thought. Nlcola Tesla tells a New York paper that he has “harnessed the rays of the sun" and wlll compel them to operate machinery and give llght and heat. Thls lnventlon ls still ln the experimental stage, but he de- clares that there ls not a posslblllty ol lts (allure. He has dlscovered a method of produclng steam from the rays ol the sun. The steam runs astenm en- gine which generates electricity. It ls probable the dallies have distorted the utterances of these electricians, who usually let results attest the worth ol their efforts.

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