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> W. Bernard Carlson: "Tesla: Inventor Of The Electric Age"
> Publicity photo of Nikola Tesla sitting in his laboratory
> in Colorado Springs in December 1899. Tesla's notes
> identify the photo as a double exposure.
> Photo by Dickenson V. Alley of Century Magazines.
> Nikola Tesla played a powerful role in the electrical revolution
> that transformed life at the turn of the 20th century. Born to a
> Serbian family in Croatia, he studied engineering in Austria
> before immigrating to America in 1884. He arrived penniless
> in New York, and within a decade, rivaled Thomas Edison
> as a celebrity scientist. His inventions, patents and theoretical work
> formed the basis of modern AC electricity,
> and contributed to the development of radio and wireless
> A new biography draws on original papers from Tesla’s private and
> public life to examine what, why and how he invented.