Nikola Tesla

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Noun1.Nikola Tesla - United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (1856-1943)
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Carlson's fascinating biography of Nikola Tesla thus sheds new light on the inventor, explaining his contributions to applied science and teasing out the basis of popular myths.
This is a reprint of a 1964 biography of Nikola Tesla written by Colorado writers, Inez Hunt and Wanetta W.