Descriptive Report On Nikola Tesla

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I chose to do my report on Nikola Tesla. He is a Serbian-American Inventor who was most known for creating the Alternating Current Motor. He was born July 10, 1856. In what is now Croatia. Growing up Nikola’s mother was a huge influence on him becoming a scientist. His father was pushing him to become a priest, but Tesla was more interested in becoming a scientist. In the early years of his life, Nikola’s brother was killed in a riding accident. That is the main reason for him having mental illnesses later in his life. After studying the Johann-Rudolph-Glauber Realschule Karlstadt at the Polytech Institute in Graz, Nikola Tesla moved to Budapest. Where he worked at the Central Telephone Exchange. While in Budapest he first thought of the…show more content…
By talking about building a powerful “death beam” he was going to invent and use on Thomas Edison. This “death beam” was sought after by the Soviet Union during World War Two. Poor, old and lonely Nikola Tesla died on January 7th, 1943 at the age of 86. In New York City. where he had lived for nearly sixty years. But the work he devoted his life to is still widely used today. Multiple books and movies have been made in honour of Nikola Tesla and the work he devoted his life to. Including, “Nikola Tesla: The Genius Who Lit The World.” A documentary created by the Tesla Memorial Society and the Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade Serbia. A street sign in New York City, had the words “Nikola Tesla Corner” where Nikolas lab was. Since Nikola Tesla originally gave up his ownership of the Wardenclyffe site, it has been owned by several different people. Many people have also tried to restore it, but in 1994 efforts to have it restored have been declared a national historic site failure. Then, in 2008, a group of scientists formed a group called the Tesla Science Center, They had the intention of restoring the site to the original owner's intention. But they turned it into a

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