Nikola Tesla Accomplishments

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This world has seen many inventors and engineers struggle to make a difference to this world, many of them try to make it easier for us to live our everyday lives, but no inventor or engineer loved to make it easier on people to live freely, so much that he tried to make electricity free for everybody. Nikola Tesla was born on the 10th of July, 1856. Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer and mechanical engineer. This paper illustrates Nikola Tesla’s early life, his working for Edison, his achievements and inventions like the AC system and the induction motor, radio, X-ray, Wardenclyffe Tower and harnessing the power of Niagara Falls. In addition, the paper discuses about his death and his paper that got seized by the FBI.…show more content…
Otis Pond, an engineer then worked for Tesla, said, "Looks as if Marconi got the jump on you." Tesla replied, "Marconi is a good fellow. Let him continue. He is using seventeen of my patents.". (Wikipedia) X-ray Tesla was the first scientist on the American continent who made X-ray photos of hands, sculls, knees and elbows. And soon after his early research on x-rays, Tesla lost all of his research in a laboratory fire. Tesla is quoted by The New York Times as saying, "I am in too much grief to talk. What can I say?" And in 1896 after hearing of Wilhelm Röntgen's discovery of X-ray and X-ray imaging, Tesla continued his experiments in X-ray imaging. (Wikipedia) Wardenclyffe Tower In 1900, with $150,000 from J. P. Morgan money Tesla began planning the Wardenclyffe Tower facility, a more powerful transmitter, Tesla kept asking Morgan for more funds, but after the 1901, Marconi’s first radio transmission, it ended Tesla’s relationship with Morgan, but over the next five years Tesla wrote 50 letters to Morgan asking for more funds, and Tesla continued for nine months. In 1903, Tesla wrote to Morgan that in addition to wireless communication, Wardenclyffe would be capable of wireless transmission of electric power. Then in 1904, Morgan replied stating, "It will be impossible for me to do anything in the matter,". Eventually Tesla started to lose money so he sold the Wardenclyffe tower for $20,000. In 1917, the Wardenclyffe Tower was demolished.
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