Saturday, January 10, 2009

The crazy science of Nikolas Tesla

Serbian inventor Nikolas Tesla (1856-1943) is often touted as the most important scientist and inventor of the modern age, a man who "shed light over the face of Earth". In the above photo we see him creating metre-long electric arcs and millions of volts with his "Magnifying Transmitter", a variant of his most famous invention, the Tesla coil. Next to these he also conducted experiments with x-rays, the first wireless radio transmission, memory recording, radar, weather control systems, death rays, anti-gravity airships, teleportation, time travel .. you name it.

io9: Everything You Need to Know About the Madness of Nikola Tesla

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