I have always wanted to test a radiant energy motor.  This little motor is the beginning of my research in that direction.  In the near future I will be making larger more powerful motors.  The precision required will probably require my 3D printer.

Atmospheric Electricity Antenna Testing:  http://laserhacker.com/?p=336

Amazon book links:

Electrostatic Experiments

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0917406141/

Electrostatic Motors: Their History, Types and Principles of Operation

http://www.amazon.com/Electrostatic-Motors-History-Principles-Operation/dp/1935023470/ref=pd_sim_b_1

Homemade Lightning: Creative Experiments in Electricity

http://www.amazon.com/Homemade-Lightning-Creative-Experiments-Electricity/dp/0071373233/ref=pd_sim_b_1

Electrostatics: Exploring, Controlling and Using Static Electricity

http://www.amazon.com/Electrostatics-Exploring-Controlling-Electricity-Includes/dp/1885540043/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_y

 

rexresearch.com links:

Hermann Plauson - http://www.rexresearch.com/plauson/plauson.htm

Roy Jerome Meyers - http://www.rexresearch.com/meyers/meyers.htm

Jules Guillot - http://www.rexresearch.com/guillot/guillot.htm

Thomas Henry Moray - http://www.rexresearch.com/moray2/morayrer.htm