Nikola Tesla has been an inventor. He was the man behind alternating current, induction motor, rotating magnetic field and many more path-breaking discoveries. He was born in modern day Croatia, in 1856. He was a disciple of mechanical and electrical engineering. Coming over to his personal life, Tesla worked for fixed hours everyday, from 9:00 a.m. in the morning to 6:00 p.m. in the evening. He even had dinner at a fixed time, at 8.10 pm. Moreover, you will be surprised to discover that Tesla was a bachelor forever and regarded his chastity to be helpful in his scientific discoveries.
Another fact for you, on Tesla, he confessed that he never slept for more than two hours. But, he would doze from time to time to recharge himself. Huh! That's an inspiration for most of us!
Read on top gather some of the facts about this eminent personality, that have been hidden for some time now.
There have been ample confusions between Marconi and Tesla for this invention. But, there are reports that it was Tesla, who invented it before Marconi.
But, Edison criticised this, saying that Tesla was trying to play with safety, at low cost. Thus, in order to prove the correctness, Tesla ran AC current through himself to produce light.
The invention of electric motor in 1932 by Tesla was overshadowed by the economic crisis at that time and also the World War. But, surely this invention has eased the human life drastically. From wristwatches to water pumps to industrial fans to household appliances, this motor has been a saviour for the mankind.
Tesla has given the thought of automation to the world. He believed that humans respond to external stimuli. He had a vision for the use of sensors, intelligent cars and robotic human companions. It seems as if his dreams are now getting fulfilled.
X-rays these days are being used for medical purposes as well.
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Moreover, he used fluorescent bulbs even before they were used by the industry, that too, some 40 years before.
Tesla was also involved in the wireless communication and free electric energy. He also received sponsorship from J P Morgan.
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