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Hi-res close-up images of Van De Graaff sparks
April 27, 2006

Some photographs demonstrating the light show that a large Van De Graaff generator is capable of. These sparks range from 5 to 8 inches in length with maximum voltages of 400,000V. Photos c. 2006 by Matt Robinson of

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Strikes to forearm and palm

Strikes through the inside of light bulb, sparks to caulk tube

Strikes on inside and outside of light bulb

Sparks from finger to inside of CD

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