crisscrossing Science

Title

crisscrossing Science Episode 11: Shock the Monkey

Streaming Media

Abstract

In this episode, Chris Gaiser (professor of biology at Linfield College) and Mike Crosser (professor of physics at Linfield College) discuss the differences between AC and DC voltage, as well as the historical "debate" about which is better to use. This debate involved Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse (Team AC) against Thomas Edison and a bunch of dead dogs and cats (Team DC).

Document Type

Audio File

Duration

34 minutes 4 seconds

Publication Date

12-6-2016

Disciplines

Energy Systems | Physics | Power and Energy

Rights

Copyright © 2016. Terms of use for work posted in DigitalCommons@Linfield available at http://digitalcommons.linfield.edu/rights.pdf.

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