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Secrets of Cold War Technology: Project Haarp and Beyond Paperback – May 1, 2000

3.7 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews

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Gerry Vassilatos is a high school science teacher who lives in New York City. He is the author of The Lost Science, another forthcoming book from Adventures Unlimited.
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  • Paperback: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press (May 1, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0932813801
  • ISBN-13: 978-0932813800
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,745,058 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Amazon Customer on December 29, 2002
Format: Paperback
Whoever proofed this text seemingly wasn't paying much attention to their work; there are a fair number of typographical errors throughout the book.
Editorial mistakes aside, this book provides a detailed and truthful history of wave and impulse technologies and weapons tested or employed by industry and/or military between the late 19th century and today.
The first chapters provide accounts of Nikola Tesla's aetheric energy/impulse experiments of the late 1800s. There's enough information here to bore anybody with a physics or engineering background (unlike myself), but it's a neccessary introduction to the remainder of the book. Consipracy theories regarding wave-based mind control and communications "blackout" technologies are clarified or disproved, and the frightful capabilities of real EMP and ray weapons are revealed. The last few chapters discussing HAARP/IRI and related projects are brief but informative; I expected much more information based on the title. A thorough bibliography which cites patent information is included to support the author's statements.
The book has its shortcomings, but to discuss the topics and projects covered in the text in greater scientific detail would require hundreds of additional pages. I recommend this book to anybody with an amateur interest in Cold War weapons technology, and as an introduction to Teslian technology and the history of wave radio.
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I've read a fair amount of Tesla books, but have never read one that puts it all together the way this book does. I have tried in the past to understand Tesla science but electromagnetic misinformation (that everything needs to be based on electrons to be real) has stopped me. Following more of a pathway of Wilhelm Reich's work with orgone accumulators and cloud busters, I was carried into an odd understanding of etheric science, and saw the operation of devices that could not be explained with the electromagnetism I learned in college. Now, Secrets of Cold War Technology ties it all together for me.

I agree that typos might be edited out, especially with Amazon's one-off technology. However, the wealth of information and depth of understanding in this book deserve 5 stars, with or without the typos. If you want to gain an understanding that reaches beyond electron based science this book is a must.

I see the negative reviews as just empty bashing to run down the number of stars to discourage readers. In addition to being good science, it is also a very exciting and engaging story. Don't miss it.
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I didn't even read the whole book, but I liked the Tesla info so much that I read it over and over. I've read lots of Tesla books and patents, and seen the Dollard videos and replicated the experiments, but this book somehow pulls it all together and explains the Tesla coils in a totally different light, even better than the Dollard descriptions. I wish there were more illustrations to show the amazing descriptions of tesla coils using impulse and tapping into the ether. I also liked the description of exploding wires as the initial experiments for Tesla's new type of electricity. But again I wish there were more pictures or schematics. I also wish the author would footnote some of the more amazing Tesla discoveries about impulses and ether. I also wish for an index. The stuff on orgone energy needs pictures. Unless you researched this stuff on your own and have an archive, it is hard to picture an orgone accumulator and other exotic invention apparatus.
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First chapters are about Tesla vs Marconi fight. Sorry but I've never been so deep interested in Marconi's life so I can't compare him with that huge cience man called Tesla.
At following chapters it's possible to find a lot of really interesting introductory info about war- free energy - weapons- business, civilian and military search. Maybe 50 or more pages could be drawn by avoiding unnecessary author comments.
Any way I recomend any science free energy search interested people to read this book.
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