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Tesla Was Ahead of His Time

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Nikola Tesla


Nikola Tesla-Forgotten Genius

This big man and scientist was born on 10 July 1856 into a Serbian family in the village of Smiljan , which was a part of Austrian Empire in this time, today the area of Croatia and his father was an Orthodox priest. Tesla was the fourth of five children.

He emigrated to the United States in 1884 to work for Thomas Edison in New York City. In this American city Tesla was setting up laboratories and companies to develop a range of electrical devices. All time , he was trying to put his ideas to practical use at intercontinental wireless transmission. Nikola Tesla was best known for his contribution to the design of the modern alternating current-AC ellectricity supply system. It is considered that Tesla was an inventor, an electrical engineer, a mechanical engineer, a physicist and a futurist at the same time....with one word- He was a genius.

In his lab he was a magic creator-he conducted a range of experiments with mechanical generators, electrical discharges tubes and early X-ray imaging. Tesla also built a wireless controlled boat which was one of the first ever exhibited.

But, Tesla died as a very poor and lonely man in one hotel's room where he spent last ten years of his life from 1933 to 1943. He is a forgotten genius. Although he died in 1943 his contribution were immense in the field of electricity and engineering. Tesla died as a poor man but some of his ideas still serve a lot of purpose for us today.

Tesla's house in Smiljan


In Tesla's laboratory


The Best Tesla's Quotas and Predictions

1 In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.

2 I don't care that they stole my idea....I care they don't have any of their own.

3 If your hate could be tourned into electricity , it would light up the whole world.

4 Of all things, I liked books best.

5 Be alone, that is the secret of inventor, be done , that is when ideas born.

6 Human wants and desires are limitless.

7 We won't be here forever, but our legacies can live on after we are gone.

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8 Our virtues and our failings are inseperable, like force and matter. When they seperate, man is no more.

9 Great moments are born great opportunity.

10 The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences.

11 Our entire biological system , the brain and the earth itself , work on the same frequencies.

12 The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being and if we concentrate our minds on that truth we become in tune with this great power.

13 My brain is only a receiver in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.

14 Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selective you become.

Staying in Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in New York City

Last ten year of his life Tesla lived in rooms number 3327 and 3328 on the 33 rd floor of The New Yorker Hotel, located at 481 Eighth Avenue in New York City. Also, he died in the room number 3327 in this hotel. He was poor and he was more familiar to the pigeons than his felow tenants.

Tesla's friendship with Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens , better known by his pen name Mark Twain was an author and humorist. He was a close friend with Tesla. Nikola Tesla and Mark Twain were friends and mutual admirers. After Twain was a famous writer, a travel writer and a satirist and both of them were real dreamers.

Mark Twain in Tesla's laboratory in South Fifth Avenue, New York


The Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade

This Museum is dedicated to honoring and displaying the life and work of Nikola Tesla. The museum is located in the Central area of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is very useful to visit this famous museum.

Tesla will achieve a number of inventions and discoveries in the field of electric power, lighting tehniques, radio technology, wireless management and original inventions in mechanical engineering and aviation. In this museum, in Nikola Tesla's legacy there are four original documents , two messages letters and formal invitation which Mark Twain sent to Nikola Tesla. Mark Twain invited Tesla to the wedding of his daughter, called Clara Clemens.

The Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade


Tesla is a brilliant mind

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