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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In his book "High-frequency electrical currents in medicine and dentistry", published in 1910, he wrote about his impressions from the lecture: "On a memorable night in May, 1891, Nikola Tesla, the Slav, young and enthusiastic, with a poet's mind and the aspirations of genius, stood before the "American Institute of Electrical Engineers" and lighted lamps with currents passing harmlessly through his own body and heated wires to incandescence by the touch of his conducting hand.
EL FUTURO ME PERTENECE: NIKOLA TESLA permanecera hbietrtan p Ub hasta el 12 de junio.
BORN NICOLAS Cage, US film actor, 1964, above MILLARD Fillmore, US president, 1800 KENNY Loggins, US pop singer, 1948 DIED CATHERINE of Aragon, Queen of England, 1536 MAGNUS Magnusson, presenter, 2007, above NIKOLA Tesla, electrical engineer, 1943
Proposals for the funding of the project pursuant to EU rules for Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA) funds are to be discussed with the prime ministers and the ministers in charge, Sefcovic told reporters as he toured the Nikola Tesla coal-fired power plant in Obrenovac on Wednesday, according to Serbian news agency Tanjug.
The both concepts were being strongly argued by two famous scientists namely Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison the most egoistic personalities as afterwards they denied to receive a shared Noble Prize and rejected the handsome prize money.
Inventors like Nikola Tesla, who is best known for his contribution to the design of a modern alternating current electricity supply system, started the energy revolution.
Nikola Tesla died broke and alone (and maybe passionately in love with a pigeon) at the Hotel New Yorker in Manhattan in 1943.
Award-winning writer Steven Kayser presents The Greatest Words You've Never Heard, an anthology of brief, inspirational true tales about extraordinary individuals, from the genius Nikola Tesla to reformed prisoner and cancer research executive Dr.
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.
The developer says that the inclusion of Nikola Tesla in the game allowed them to ground many of the technological advancements in reality.
The fastest-growing airport in this category is the airport in Kishinev with a passenger growth rate of 32 percent and the second fastest-growing is the Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade.
These two routes bring the current Air Serbia network to 34 Euro-Mediterranean destinations serviced directly from its hub at Belgrade's Nikola Tesla International Airport.