Friday, December 15, 2006

Genius and Pioneer: Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla is the true unsung prophet of the electronic age. His discoveries were the foundation on which 20th century industrial development in the United States was base.

Nikola Tesla, 1856 to 1943, defined the principles by which electrical energy could be harnessed and transmitted.

He developed alternating current (AC) power generation and how energy can be distributed over long distances; the universal transmission; wireless communication which allowed for the development of radio and television.

The Father of the Electric Age

Tesla Biography

Tesla Museum

Book by Nikola Tesla

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