A Leyden ball is a fictional bullet used in the nineteenth century Jules Verne science fiction novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. It contains a capacitance charge of electrical energy, which discharges instantaneously upon the bullet's impact. A similar, but more complex non-lethal electronic weapon, meant to disable people, has been developed for police use in the modern day.

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  • A Leyden ball is a fictional bullet used in the nineteenth century Jules Verne science fiction novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. It contains a capacitance charge of electrical energy, which discharges instantaneously upon the bullet's impact. A similar, but more complex non-lethal electronic weapon, meant to disable people, has been developed for police use in the modern day. (en)
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  • A Leyden ball is a fictional bullet used in the nineteenth century Jules Verne science fiction novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. It contains a capacitance charge of electrical energy, which discharges instantaneously upon the bullet's impact. A similar, but more complex non-lethal electronic weapon, meant to disable people, has been developed for police use in the modern day. (en)
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