Nikola Tesla Research Paper

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Nikola Tesla a Serbian-American inventor was born on July 10th 1856 in the village of Smiljan now more commonly known as Croatia. Even though he and Thomas Edison both had different ideas they did work for a brief period of time work together. He came to the United States in 1884 to meet Thomas Edison but unfortunately because of them having different ideas they soon parted ways. He sold most of his patent rights such as those to his alternating-current machinery. He sold them all to George Westinghouse. His most famed invention the “Tesla Coil” was created in 1891. The Tesla Coil nowadays is mainly used in Radio Technology. Nikola Tesla died in New York City on January 7, 1943.
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Nikola Tesla the famed Serbian-American inventor
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Both worked together only for a brief period of time because of conflicts focusing on their business-scientific relationship. Thomas Edison was a power figure, he focused on financial success and marketing. Basically he was all about the money. Nikola Tesla on the other hand was the exact opposite a very pivotal inventor, and commercially “out of tune”. He did not care about the money. Nikola Tesla pioneered a lot of history’s most important inventions. One of those inventions was the “Tesla Coil”, developed in 1891, the Tesla Coil was an alternating-current electrical…show more content…
This project was to build a global communication system. Being built through a large electrical tower. This was to be used for providing free electricity and for sharing information all throughout the world. Unfortunately his system never came to fruition. It failed because of financial hindrance. Nikola Tesla had no other choice but to abandon the New York laboratory that contained all his work on the tower project. This place was called Wardenclyffe. The Wardenclyffe site was sold in 1917 and the Tesla tower was
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