Nikola Tesla Research Paper

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Another incredibly talented and well- known inventor is none other than Nikola Tesla. Tesla was born in Smiljan, Lika, in the region of Croatia on July 10, 1856. His father was an Orthodox priest, and his mother was a house hold appliance inventor. As a child he was known for being ingenious and obsessive. Tesla was a very fast-paced and obsessive learner. He often pulled all-nighters, or functioned with only a few hours of sleep. Tesla loved challenging the standard theories, along with improving and advancing them. Unfortunately, his obsessiveness with subjects and challenges caused him to develop Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. (SOURCE). As a young adult, he took classes at the Realschule, Karlstadt iin 1873, and although he started his career…show more content…
Tesla went on the rest of his life receiving many accomplishments. He was given the Edison medal by the Vice President Behrend of the institute of Electrical Engineers, which was the most coveted electrical prize during that time. He even received many congratulatory letters from many acclaimed scientists, including Albert Einstein. Tesla died alone, without his two million dollar fortune, on January 7th, 1943. He passed in the Hotel New Yorker, room 3327 on the 33rd floor (source). Although he died without his fortune, he was long remembered. Long after his death, Tesla was recognized for his visions, his dreams, and his ambitions. Through his discoveries, the modern electrical era was born. Lance Armstrong even spoke highly of Tesla, “The world will wait a long time for Nikola Tesla’s equal in achievement and imagination.” (source) When two great minds clash, the entire world takes notice. Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla are both known for their ingenious brilliance, their innovation, and their impact on the electrical industry, and although they are both well-known inventors in their own right, the main event that brought their fame to its peak was the “War of
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