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Photographs Show A Man Becoming Invisible

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posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 07:20 PM
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I found this article from Popular Mechanics May 1934 and I believe that it could be linked to the Philadelphia experiment because of an Al Bielek connection.

Supposedly Tesla was also involved in this experiment although he was already believed to be deceased.

I have searched but can't seem to find a good copy of the photographic evidence FOUND HERE in pdf format which is a shame as it is hard to make any sort of argument from the poor quality.

The very low-res text is quite hard to read too, so here is a part of what is written in the article:



"With both hands he touches contact gloves above his head and an electric current is switched on. As the current becomes stronger, it is claimed that the man seems to become transparent, then gradually vanishes, the feet disappearing first, followed by the rest of the body, and finally the head. The subject then is said to be tangible but not visible. Spectators are invited to verify the man's presence in the cabinet by a touch of the hand, and maintain they can feel he is still there but are unable to see him. Even the eye of the camera does not reveal the secret. Photographs taken during successive stages of the vanishing act, show only what the human eye perceives."


This caught my attention because the Philadelphia experiment supposedly involved both Bielek and Tesla, and has always had me day dreaming, and this seems to add more fuel to the fire.

Is Popular mechanics a respectable source?

What do you think?

Regards S_G

UnusualResearch.com

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[edit on 21-1-2009 by xSMOKING_GUNx]




posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 07:58 PM
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For the remote possibility that any of you have not heard about the Philadelphia Experiment here are some links:

Wikipedia Link - Philadelphia Experiment

Copy of the official Navy report



The Philadelphia Experiment was an alleged naval military experiment at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, sometime around October 28, 1943, in which the U.S. destroyer escort USS Eldridge was to be rendered invisible (i.e. cloaked) to human observers for a brief period. It is also referred to as Project Rainbow.


Quote source - Wikipedia

Regards S_G



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:03 PM
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Amazing find.


S+F



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:03 PM
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Popular Mechanics is a very respectable source yes, i've met one of the editors of the magazine a while back, and they only feauture articles in their magazine that is credible.



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:20 PM
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reply to post by Gears Of War
 



Popular Mechanics was a decent mag before they became part of the effort to debunk 9/11 truth seekers movement. This debunking effort was considered unsound by many and resulted in a number of specific charges of inaccurate info in the Popular Mechanics article.

Also, the author of the 9/11 "debunking" article was Benjamin Chertoff. Apparently there are some questions about the relationship this author and Chertoff of Homeland Security fame.

I'm convinced this article was inaccurate. I will no longer buy or subscribe to this magizine.



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:29 PM
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Oddly enough, I just heard a guy today that said it wasn't the Eldridge that was involved in that experiment, but another ship that was a minesweeper. Can't remember the name, but it did have an "x" somewhere in the name.



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:36 PM
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They would have undoubtedly filmed the event as well. If that could be found it would be easier to authenticate, however it's probably locked up somewhere.

I wonder how they could have improved this since the 30's? They would have had to have made it mobile - possibly an exo-skeleton outfit. In the example, the massive powersource was a cage, and the subject had to keep in contact with it to produce the effect. Now, perhaps the source is contained within the suit, allowing the person to vanish at will (and continuing to walk around).

Another requirement would be silence. Imagine how loud the original was - it would be no use being invisible yet constantly producing a persistant clap of thunder.

Who knows, maybe the technology in 'Predator' is real.



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:37 PM
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It looks believable....as long as you dont tell me that it is Ens. Houdini in the photograph!



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:41 PM
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From your own link:


After many years of searching, the staff of the Operational Archives and independent researchers have not located any official documents that support the assertion that an invisibility or teleportation experiment involving a Navy ship occurred at Philadelphia or any other location.


CT



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:41 PM
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Yes it is an interesting story, the US Navy statement says that the USS Eldridge did not go to Philadelphia at all in 1934, the ships log is available and confirms this, yet that would be the simple part of a cover up.

Did you look at the photographs of the man becoming invisible?

Sounds like the same technology supposedly used in Project Rainbow.

Regards S_G



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:47 PM
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Originally posted by Conspiracy Theorist
From your own link:


After many years of searching, the staff of the Operational Archives and independent researchers have not located any official documents that support the assertion that an invisibility or teleportation experiment involving a Navy ship occurred at Philadelphia or any other location.


CT


Yes CT, I totaly understand where you are coming from, it is just that the coverup conspiracy has been so big, for so many years, it is hard to know what to think about it anymore.

And I have never stumbled accross the story of the man becoming invisible before.

Have you dissmissed the story?



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:52 PM
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Personally, what I'd like to know is how a magazine with about 240 pages can have a page 645. Now that is a mystery.


Popular Mechanics Magazine - May 1934 Issue


Popular Mechanics - May, 1934

Cover (Please see photo)
ulsating Wing Imitates Buzzing Bee
Issue(s) Highlights – articles/reports:Long color section on the US Navy, more!
Number of Pages:Approx. 240
Condition: G/VG



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 09:10 PM
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Originally posted by Evasius

Who knows, maybe the technology in 'Predator' is real.


It is. Ask Zorgon for details. You can also visit this thread for some science behind other ways to make it happen (there is only one link in this thread that actually discusses the technology used to make it happen in the way it is currently being done at LANL, the rest are alternative methods that are most likely still in development):

www.abovetopsecret.com...

On page 2 of the above thread Zorgon discusses it a little. I have added in some stuff that is easily found in the public domain. Any further info would need to be done via Zorgon and email, as it is his information to share, not mine.

RE: this OP, the pictures in that .pdf are drawn. That means little, as if the source is SA, the source is reputable. But those pictures are drawn, not photos.



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 09:41 PM
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Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan



RE: this OP, the pictures in that .pdf are drawn. That means little, as if the source is SA, the source is reputable. But those pictures are drawn, not photos.


They certainly dont look like good quality photographs, but just underneath the third picture the article states:


Photographs taken at successive stages of the vanishing act


You could be right though.
How did you come to that conclusion?



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 09:46 PM
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The may 1934 popular mechanics magazine had 240 pages the page number on the PDF says 600 something. Something is not right.

Just did a search and found one on ebay with the number of pages listed at aprox. 240



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 09:49 PM
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Originally posted by Darthorious
The may 1934 popular mechanics magazine had 240 pages the page number on the PDF says 600 something. Something is not right.

Just did a search and found one on ebay with the number of pages listed at aprox. 240


Do you have a link to the ebay auction?



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 09:52 PM
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Originally posted by xSMOKING_GUNx

Originally posted by Darthorious
The may 1934 popular mechanics magazine had 240 pages the page number on the PDF says 600 something. Something is not right.

Just did a search and found one on ebay with the number of pages listed at aprox. 240


Do you have a link to the ebay auction?


Hopefully it will link it's a long URL

cgi.ebay.com...

Looks like I stand corrected it say see page 600 something on the front cover lol



[edit on 21-1-2009 by Darthorious]



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 09:53 PM
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Originally posted by xSMOKING_GUNx

They certainly dont look like good quality photographs, but just underneath the third picture the article states:


Photographs taken at successive stages of the vanishing act


You could be right though.
How did you come to that conclusion?


Here they are, excerpted for easy viewing:




It just looks like it. Like what you would see in a 30's or 40's era sci-fi magazine or something.

[edit on 21-1-2009 by bigfatfurrytexan]



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 09:53 PM
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There was something about making a man invisible in the
news recently.

I didn't catch too much about it cause the news says that they will
tell you something and go to commercial and I switch the channel.

A metal structure seems to be able to be as good as invisible if
some of the UFOs are real craft.

Magic tricks use mirrors of course, reflecting the background you
can hide an elephant or tank.

I would like to see what the new discovery is.



posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:01 PM
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You beat me to it (Says see page 655 on the cover)

Nice link though, would have bought it for that price just to get the original article!

Worth a small fortune to us truth seekers.

Regards S_G

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