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July 12, 2014

An Occult History of the Television Set

The cathode ray— a vacuum tube technology found in early television sets—took on an unexpected and extraordinary use in the work of gonzo Norwegian inventor Kristian Birkeland. Birkeland used cathode rays in his attempt to build a doomed scale model of the solar system. BLDGBLOG:

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 12, 2014 1:01 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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