Thursday, April 23, 2015
T is for Nikola Tesla #atozchallenge
Who was Nikola Tesla?
Tesla (1856-1943) was an electrical engineer, mechanical engineer and futurist.
He was best known for the design of the Alternating Current(AC) electrical supply system. His high-voltage, high-frequency designs were develped to produce wireless electric distribution and wireless lighting.
He was a competitor of Thomas Edison who was a proponent of Direct Current (DC). Edison won the "War of Currents" between DC and AC currents.
After his death, he fell into obscurity. However, the FBI went to his hotel room and confiscated all of his drawings and papers.
His designed a death ray, which was a particle beam machine. Currently Israel is producing a particle beam which will destroy incoming weapons.