Nikola Tesla

These Nikola Tesla’s Innovations Show How Ahead of His Time He Actually Was

By | March 24th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Last January was the 73rd year of the death of the great scientist Nikola Tesla. On January 7th, 1943, this Serbian-American scientist lost his life. He was regarded as the founder of the present electrical and power technologies, grid lines and AC electricity, and it is now the time to take a look at the [...]

4 World-Changing Inventions That Never Saw the Light of Day

By | November 13th, 2015|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

This world in which we live has seen a lot of genius. Some found in people throughout history who were regarded as raving lunatics for their different way of thinking or those who never got any credibility. Other significant world-changing inventions have been buried for various political and personal reasons. A lot of people claim conspiracy [...]

The Unrecognized Genius of Nikola Tesla: How Far Ahead Was He?

By | November 21st, 2014|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

A name that is placed next to Einstein, Maxwell, Faraday, Leibnitz, Ohm, Ampere and all the other legendary figures of science. But does he deserve to be there, or does he deserve to be on top of them all? It was July 10, 1856, thatwhen he first saw the light of day at Smiljan (located [...]

Unrevealed Secrets and Mind-Blowing Inventions of Nikola Tesla

By | February 24th, 2014|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Until the early twentieth century, electricity in the eyes of the inhabitants remained a product of scientific curiosity just like the Large Hadron Collider now – nothing more than a toy to entertain a handful of physicists. Nikola Tesla was probably the most prominent of those scientists and inventors who with his pioneering work made electricity inseparable part of our lives. During his long career Tesla received over 111 U.S. patents and approximately 300 in other countries. Trying to improve the Edison light bulbs, the great Serb developed neon and even fluorescent light bulbs and switched them on from the distance via electrostatic waves. The invention of radio controlled cars put him among the pioneers of robotics. According to some reports, he even managed to get the first x-rays in 1896, almost simultaneously with Conrad Roentgen. Death rays At the threshold of World War II, Nikola Tesla suddenly announced […]

5 Shocking Facts You Didn’t Know about Nikola Tesla

By | November 13th, 2013|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

Nikola Tesla was an electrical engineer, inventor and one of the most outstanding physicists in the history of science. But beyond his brilliant work, some aspects of his life remain hidden in the pages of history. Recently a new statue in honor of Tesla was unveiled in Long Island of New York, which, according to historical data, was the final resting place of the brilliant scientist. Tesla won more than 700 patents and became famous for developing AC (alternating current), while his work became the basis of developments in wireless communications, radar, laser X rays, lighting, robotics, and many other areas. Beyond the scientific heritage that made him famous worldwide, his life had some aspects of it remain unknown to most people. Read the secrets of Tesla’s life as presented by Jane Alcorn, president of the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe. […]

5 Most Bizarre Inventions of Nikola Tesla

By | January 18th, 2013|Categories: Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

Nikola Tesla was certainly an eccentric scientist, but some people believe that his inventions were more noticeable than the ones of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison. His electric machine, violent imagination and eccentric style have become a symbol of “mad genius”. Here are some of his craziest inventions: 1. Robotics Tesla believed that in the future there will be a whole race of robots that will be able to safely and effectively perform the people’s work. In 1898 he demonstrated the invention of a radio-controlled boat that by many is considered “the birth of robotics”. Tesla predicted that in the future there will be plenty of intelligent machines, robots, sensors and different autonomous systems. 2. X-ray Tesla’s discoveries in the electromagnetic science helped radiologists around the world see the human anatomy without […]

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