crisscrossing Science Episode 011: Shock the Monkey
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).
34 minutes 4 seconds
Energy Systems | Physics | Power and Energy
Crosser, Michael S. and Gaiser, J. Christopher, "crisscrossing Science Episode 011: Shock the Monkey" (2016). crisscrossing Science. Audio File. Submission 11.