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Crowdfunding the future: Mad science, bad science, and the Tesla Museum

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… most high-profile success stories to date. So far, over $1m has been raised to preserve the Wardenclyffe facility, the site of a particularly fascinating (and ultimately tragic) period in Tesla’s life. But as well as being an inspiring example of grass-roots crowdfunding success, the Wardenclyffe facility provides a useful insight into the pitfalls of funding today’s mad science.

Tesla is my Ohmboy

Tesla’s work was backed by J.P. Morgan and John Jacob Astor (which today would …

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