Should a Person Touch 200,000 Volts? A Van de Graaff generator experiment!

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What happens if a person touches 200,000 volts? Should a person even be touching 200,000 volts in the first place? Find out in this live Van de Graaff generator experiment!

Other segments from this presentation are available!

- Liquid Nitrogen and Fire! - https://youtu.be/ANdt8LuPaEg
- Liquid Nitrogen and the Tea Kettle Mystery - https://youtu.be/L0q3uWuqjYE

A more complete liquid nitrogen show, shot during one of Jefferson Lab's Open Houses, can be seen here:

- Liquid Nitrogen Show! - https://youtu.be/enEtTV-FyCU