The Strange Life of Nikola Tesla
by Nikola Tesla
Number of pages: 47
Nikola Tesla (1856 - 1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, physicist, mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, and futurist. He is best known for his contributions to the modern alternating current (AC) electrical supply system. Tesla's patents and theoretical work helped form the basis of wireless communication and radio.
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