Nikola Tesla and Tunguska

On June 30, 1908, over 100 years ago, a huge explosion destroyed over 1,000 miles of a very remote and sparsely inhabited region of central Siberia.

The exact date of the event is very uncertain because nobody from the outside reached the region until 1927, and there is an 11 day difference between the Julian calendar then used by the Russians, and the Gregorian calendar which supplanted the Julian calendar.

In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII massacred the calendar by taking out 11 days in the month of October. The Russians did not convert to the Gregorian calendar until after the 1917 Russian Revolution.

Devastation from the Tunguska explosion.
Devastation from the Tunguska explosion.


About June 30,1908, a huge explosion completely devastated a 2,600 square kilometer area of Siberia.

This explosion was 1,000 times more powerful than the Hiroshima atomic bomb, and larger than the devastation caused by subsequent nuclear bomb testing by the U.S. and Russia.



Tunguska is located in central Siberia.
Tunguska is located in central Siberia.

Because of the remote location, the Russian Revolution, and Civil War, an expedition did not reach Tunguska until 1927. Initial reports said that it was a meteorite because a celestial phenomenon like the northern lights or aurora borealis could be seen as far south as London.

This explosion was not a meteorite or visitors from outer space....It was the work of the super Serbian scientist named Nikola Tesla.

Nikola Tesla in 1890.
Nikola Tesla in 1890.


Super scientist Nikola Tesla was born on July 10, 1856, in the former Yugoslavia.

He emigrated to the U.S. in 1884, and began to work for Thomas Edison.

One of the greatest days in his life was July 30, 1891, when he became a U.S. citizen.




Nikola Tesla circa 1940.
Nikola Tesla circa 1940.

Nikola Tesla arrived back from Colorado Springs in 1900, and immediately began constructing a transmitting tower to send electricity and communications around the world without the use of wires.

His wireless transmission tower was located on Long Island, New York, about 1 hour by train east of Manhattan. Tesla commuted every day from his Waldorf-Astoria hotel and supervised every facet of the construction.

A famous architect named Sanford White (1853-1906), designed the tower. For his role in helping Tesla, he was framed with a woman and shot dead by order of J.P. Morgan.

Tesla's Wardenclyffe tower.
Tesla's Wardenclyffe tower.

Tesla began construction of his wireless transmission tower in 1900.

A famous architect named Sanford White was the designer, with Tesla personally supervising every facet of the construction.

For his role in designing the tower, Sanford White was shot dead in 1906.

Famous architect Sanford White designed the tower.
Famous architect Sanford White designed the tower.

In order to build the tower, Tesla had to appeal to J.P. Morgan for funds....That was his FATAL MISTAKE.... Morgan had already ruined Tesla financially by taking over the Westinghouse Company and insisting that George Westinghouse stop paying royalties to Tesla. Morgan and Thomas Edison also burned down his laboratory, which contained many of his electrotherapeutic and life saving medical devices. The scientific, medical, and financial loss to all mankind was incalculable.

Tesla had 3 objectives for his tower:

1. Worldwide wireless communication.
2. Worldwide transmission of electricity.
3. A shield to protect the U.S. from foreign invasion.

Tesla's wireless and communications system did not use Hertzian waves to broadcast but rather used the EARTH as a carrier for the electromagnetic and high frequency waves.

Tesla was a man of peace and he envisioned using electricity as a SHIELD to protect any nation from an invading force . . . and thus end all wars....To accomplish this he designed a PEACE RAY which the Morgan controlled media quickly dubbed a DEATH RAY.

Tesla's tower could produce 100 billion watts of electricity!!

Tesla's magnifying transmitter could produce awesome levels of power by setting up stationary waves in the earth.

How the Wardenclyffe tower would have looked when completely finished.
How the Wardenclyffe tower would have looked when completely finished.


Tesla's Colorado Springs tower was puny compared to the Wardenclyffe magnifying transmitter, yet Tesla produced lighting there that could be seen for miles around.

Tesla begged Morgan for money to finish his masterpiece, yet none was forthcoming.





Tesla's tower was capable of producing
Tesla's tower was capable of producing
billions of watts of electricity.

Some people claim that Morgan withdrew financial support because the wireless system would not let him put a meter in every house. Nothing could be further from the truth. Morgan saw electricity as a potent military weapon to alter the weather or create a death ray.

Finally, in desperation, Tesla decided to give the world a peaceful demonstration of the power of his awesome invention.

The awesome power released by Tesla in a few seconds defies description, but it can be proven mathematically:

The difference between a current that can be used to run, say, a sewing machine and a current used as a method of destruction, however, is a matter of timing. If the amount of electricity used to run a sewing machine for an hour is released in a millionth of a second, it would have a very different, and negative, effect on the sewing machine.
Tesla said his transmitter could produce 100 million volts of pressure with currents up to 1000 amperes which is a power level of 100 billion watts.
If it was resonating at a radio frequency of 2 MHz, then the energy released during one period of its oscillation would be 100,000,000,000,000,000 joules of energy, or roughly the amount of energy released by the explosion of 10 megatons of TNT.
Such a transmitter, would be capable of projecting the energy of a nuclear warhead by radio. Any location in the world could be vapororized at the speed of light
(Smith, HAARP, p. 43).

Atom and nuclear bombs are just like children's toys compared to the power Tesla produced. No wonder the British saw the potential for creating a wonder weapon that could allow them to rule the world.
J.P. Morgan pulled the plug on Wardenclyffe!!

J.P. Morgan and Thomas Edison were generals in the Battle of the Currents, which pitted DC against AC. DC was called the rich man's current, because only the very rich like Morgan could afford to have the costly dynamos in their homes.

J.P. Morgan (1837-1913).
J.P. Morgan (1837-1913).


J.P. Morgan was called Pontifex Maximus Morgan or the OCTOPUS because of his control of so many industries.

In 1897, Morgan almost bankrupted Westinghouse during the War of the Currents.

In 1905, he caused another panic on Wall St. to bankrupt Tesla and his tower.



J.P. Morgan virtually
J.P. Morgan virtually
controlled Wall St.

In 1904, the Octopus stopped lending money to Tesla to complete the tower; then he caused a Wall St. panic which cut off funding for Tesla.

The Vatican was totally committed to getting back the lost Papal States and Morgan was duty bound to obey the Syllabus of Errors of Pope Pius IX:

76. The abolition of the temporal power of which the Apostolic See is possessed would contribute in the greatest degree to the liberty and prosperity of the Church. —Allocutions "Quibus quantisque," April 20, 1849, "Si semper antea," May 20, 1850. (Condemned as error).

Morgan knew that getting back the Papal States was impossible without a world war, so Tesla's dream of a world without war was a nightmare to Morgan and his Vatican backers.

Tesla decided to test his "peace ray" at the North Pole!!

With Morgan pulling the plug on his finances and threatening to end free electricity for the world, Tesla was desperate to save his tower and its threefold purpose. It just so happened that about that time an arctic explorer named Robert Peary was about to leave for the North Pole.

Tesla saw this as a most advantageous and probably last chance to test his Wardenclyffe PARTICLE BEAM or PEACE RAY. The North Pole was uninhabited so there would be no loss of life when he aimed his PARTICLE BEAM at the frozen tundra.

Real admiral Robert Peary
Real admiral Robert Peary


Admiral Peary was determined to be the first man to reach the North Pole by land.

Tesla contacted Peary before he left New York and asked him to observe any unusual phenomena on his journey to the North Pole.




Peary's destination was the
Peary's destination was the
North Pole.

Peary left New York City on July 6, 1908:

On July 6, 1908, fifty-two-year-old Robert Edwin Peary, already recognized for his exploration in the area above the Arctic Circle, set sail for the North Pole. (The Arctic Circle is an imaginary line that circles the globe and indicates the southern border of the frigid zone near the North Pole). Peary's ship, the Roosevelt, had been especially designed for breaking through Arctic ice packs. At one o'clock in the afternoon, Peary's team steamed up New York's East River followed by the private yachts of many supporters. (Warrick, Race for the North Pole, p. 5).

The military potential of Tesla's wireless transmission was awesome.
Tesla's particle beam missed the North Pole!!

Normally the super genius Tesla was totally exact in his calculations. His brain was a SUPER COMPUTER and he did all the mathematics in his head without the use of even a slide rule. When he designed Niagara Falls, it worked perfectly the first time—as did all of his inventions....For Tesla to miss the North Pole must have been the work of Divine Providence.

The British were desperately seeking a super weapon that would help them restore the Papal States. Had Tesla devastated the North Pole, Perry would have reported the news, and it would have created a worldwide sensation....The true extent of the Tunguska devastation did not reach the outside world until after 1927.

The very intelligent Russians soon put two and two together and approached Tesla to acquire his technology. Tesla offered his invention to the U.S. government first but they turned him down.

Later, he offered it to the British government , but they showed no interest, because they were already totally familiar with the military potential of electricity. They did adopt his radar invention and used it to great effect during World War II.

Long Island lay in a direct path between Peary's destination and the North Pole.
Long Island lay in a direct path between Peary's destination and the North Pole.


Tesla had a clear shot at the North Pole from his transmitter located at Shoreham, Long Island.

Peary wintered in Ellesmere Island before setting out for the North Pole in 1909.




Peary wintered in Ellesmere Island
Peary wintered in Ellesmere Island
before setting out for the North Pole.

After Tesla fired his particle beam, he waited anxiously for some communication from Peary. Peary had nothing to report because Tesla overshot the target. This was very unlike the great genius Tesla because he definitely was not a trial and error inventor.

Unfortunately, the British denigrated Tesla and called him a wizard, a kook, a dangerous experimenter, and a mad scientist. Even British controlled Hollywood got in on the act and reinforced this stereotype by using a Tesla coil in a Frankenstein movie. After stealing millions of dollars in royalties, their agents Rockefeller and Morgan actually bankrupted him and he died penniless!!

The Soviet Union developed Tesla's particle beam weapons!!

To protect themselves from a sneak nuclear attack by the madmen in the British controlled Pentagon, the Russians developed defensive weapons based on Tesla's Technology.

Beginning in the 1960s, the Soviet Union conducted a substantial research program to develop a defense against ballistic missiles. The Soviets built, and Russia continues to maintain, the world's only operational anti-ballistic missile system. Additional programs focused on the development of other ground—and space-based weapons using laser, particle beam, and kinetic energy technology.

U.S. satellite reconnaissance photo of suspected Soviet beam weapon installation near Semipalatinsk. Published July 28, 1980. (Courtesy Aviation Week & Space Technology).
U.S. satellite reconnaissance photo of suspected Soviet beam weapon installation near Semipalatinsk. Published July 28, 1980. (Courtesy Aviation Week & Space Technology).


To protect themselves from the madmen in the British controlled Pentagon, the Soviets began to develop particle beam weapons as early as 1950.

Here are pictured 2 of these deadly devices.



Illustration of a Soviet space based particle beam weapon that could target satellites or intercontinental ballistic missiles with high-velocity particle beams.
Illustration of a Soviet space based particle beam weapon that could target satellites or intercontinental ballistic missiles with high-velocity particle beams.

No wonder the British fought so tenaciously against Tesla's worldwide transmission of electricity. As a wonder weapon, the power that can be unleashed by electricity far exceeds any that can be obtained by splitting atoms!!

Vital links

History Channel Tunguska explosion on YouTube

Arthur C. Clarke's Tunguska explosion on YouTube


Cheney, Margaret, & Uth, Robert. Tesla, Master of Lightning. Barnes & Noble Books, New York, 1999.

O' Neill, John J. Prodigal Genius. The Life of Nikola Tesla. Ives Washburn, New York, 1944.

Seifer, Marc J. Wizard. The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla. Biography of a Genius. Carol Publishing Group, Secacaus, NJ, 1996.

Smith, Jerry E. HAARP: The Ultimate Weapon of the Conspiracy. Adventures Unlimited Press. Kempton, Illinois, 1998.

Warrick, Karen Clemens. The Race for the North Pole and Robert Peary in World History. Enslow Publishers, Inc., Berkeley Heights, NJ, 2003.

Yenne, Bill. Secret Weapons of the Cold War: From the H-Bomb to SDI. Berkeley Publishing Group, (Division of Penguin Press), New York, 2005.

Copyright © 2008 by Niall Kilkenny

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