Summary

Explore the Captivating Life of Nikola Tesla!
Obsessive, brilliant, and tortured, Nikola Tesla was lauded for his invention of the alternating current (AC) and other significant contributions to science. His claim that “harnessing the forces of nature was the only worthwhile scientific endeavor" both impressed and enraged the scientific community. Eventually his peers could no longer dismiss his eccentricities and began to view him as a crackpot - a potentially dangerous one. 
Although Tesla’s work was a major factor in the success of the second Industrial Revolution, he died alone, impoverished, and largely shunned by the scientific community that once hailed him a genius. Beset by visions, without a wife or children, Nikola Tesla’s brilliant mind changed the world, even though at the time of his death he passed unnoticed into obscurity.
Some of the topics covered in this audiobook include:  


Childhood
Education and Early Career
Patents and Politics
The Eccentric Genius
Tesla’s Coil and the Niagara Contract
Influential Friends and the Lure of Flight
The Wardenclyffe Tower
1914 and Beyond
And much more!
Listen to this audiobook now to learn more about Nikola Tesla.
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By Cleveden on 04-12-17

An Historian, an inventor.

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He was the pioneer of the modern inventions. But he didnt able to utilize all himself.

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By Leon on 30-11-17

Another great book about a great personality.

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Unquestionably an inordinate read. I taunt to envisage what the world would be like if Nikola Tesla had been given the gratitude a funds he so merited. To learn of such a great man's life is a decency. Now this book has encouraged me to learn more about him.

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By igeojames on 22-05-18

definitely good


The best thing about this book was how little time it took to be listen. If someone told me long ago I could learn so much about history (a particular subject I was never fond of) by investing so little time, I would be a history expert by now. I will definitely listen more books like this in the future

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jayden on 23-11-17

Great & Detailed

Tesla talks about his inventions without conceit. His ideas were so far ahead of his time that we are only just now putting some of them to use. He knew a way to supply every household and business on this earth with electricity, wirelessly. Why was that suppressed? Very interesting book.

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