Williams, Nicholas – Teleporting - the object was found inside a shattered glass sphere, the pieces lying underneath and round the object
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
THE METAL-BENDERS” by PROFESSOR JOHN B. HASTED
It would of course be an even more convincing demonstration [of teleporting] if the object were to appear inside a laboratory glassware sphere. Since such a sphere can be positively identified against reproduction in a number of ways known to physicists and glassblowers, the existence of such a sphere containing an object would be proof positive of either teleportation or the error or fraud of the glassblower and physicist who prepared the empty sphere and identified it empty and filled.
It happened that I was well supplied with laboratory glass spheres, each with a small hole, for the validation of unwitnessed metal-bending …
I decided to attempt teleportations into these spheres.
The object would have to be larger than the hole for its appearance inside to be considered a paranormal event.
I told Nicholas Williams, who was still in an active ‘poltergeist state’, what I imagined might happen: a small object, which he could choose, might be found inside one of the spheres. He used to leave the sphere in what was believed to be a particularly ‘active’ part of the house, with the chosen object close to it.
What happened, several times, was that the object was found inside a shattered glass sphere, the pieces lying underneath and round the object. Possibly a teleportation event is accompanied by an impulse on the capsule, sufficient to fracture it when it is made of glass and the object is large, but insufficient in the case of the foil in the cellulose capsule.
It will be recalled that the capsule out of which Uri Geller ’caused’ the fractured foil to disappear experienced a force which made it jump. That force could have been associated with the fracture itself, or alternatively could have been electrostatic, since the capsule material has extremely small dielectric loss.
I have since arranged that empty identified and weighed sealed spheres should be offered to Indian mystics, but up to the present none has been returned filled.