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Nikola Tesla –

Inventor Nikola Tesla was born in July of 1856, in what is now Croatia. He came to the United States in 1884 and briefly worked with Thomas Edison before the two parted ways. He sold several patent rights, including those to his alternating-current machinery, to George Westinghouse. His 1891 invention, the “Tesla coil,” is still used in radio technology today. Tesla died in New York City on January 7, 1943. –  (

Nikola Tesla (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Тесла; 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system

Tesla was renowned for his achievements and showmanship, eventually earning him a reputation in popular culture as an archetypal “mad scientist”.


Born: 10 July 1856  – Smiljan, Austrian Empire (modern-day Croatia)

Died: 7 January 1943 (aged 86) – New York City, New York

Ethnicity: Serb

Citizenship: Austrian (in 1891 prior to becoming a U. S. citizen) / United States (30 July 1891 – 7 January 1943)

Education: Graz University of Technology (dropped out)

Engineering career:  Electrical engineering, mechanical engineering

Significant projects: Alternating current, high-voltage, high-frequency power experiments

Significant design: Induction motor; Rotating magnetic field; Tesla coil; Radio remote control vehicle (torpedo)


Nikola Tesla –  [Wikipedia – English➜ Nikola Tesla – ]

Quotes by  Nikola Tesla :


“My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.”

“What we now want is closer contact and better understanding between individuals and communities all over the earth, and the elimination of egoism and pride which is always prone to plunge the world into primeval barbarism and strife… Peace can only come as a natural consequence of universal enlightenment…”

“Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more”

“If your hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world.”

“I don’t care that they stole my idea . . I care that they don’t have any of their own”

“The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.”

“Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine”

“All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed — only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle.”

“We crave for new sensations but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences”

“So astounding are the facts in this connection, that it would seem as though the Creator, himself had electrically designed this planet…”

“The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter—for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.”

“But instinct is something which transcends knowledge. We have, undoubtedly, certain finer fibers that enable us to perceive truths when logical deduction, or any other willful effort of the brain, is futile.”

The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concentrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power. My Mother had taught me to seek all truth in the Bible; 

“Of all things, I liked books best.”

The perfect purity of the air, the unequaled beauty of the sky, the imposing sight of a high mountain range, the quiet and restfulness of the place—all around contributed to make the conditions for scientific observation ideal.

We have many a monument of past ages; we have the palaces and pyramids, the temples of the Greek and the cathedrals of Christendom. In them is exemplified the power of men, the greatness of nations, the love of art and religious devotion. But the monument at Niagara has something of its own, more in accord with our present thoughts and tendencies. It is a monument worthy of our scientific age, a true monument of enlightenment and of peace. It signifies the subjugation of natural forces to the service of man, the discontinuance of barbarous methods, the relieving of millions from want and suffering.

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Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. Wikipedia



Nikola Tesla –  [Wikipedia – Português Nikola Tesla – ]

Nikola Tesla (em sérvio: Nicola Tesla ou Никола Тесла) (Smiljan, Império Austríaco, 10 de julho de 1856 — Nova Iorque, 7 de janeiro de 1943) foi um inventor nos campos da engenharia mecânica e electrotécnica, de etnia sérvia nascido na aldeia de Smiljan, Vojna Krajina, no território da atual Croácia.

Tesla é muitas vezes descrito como um importante cientista e inventor da modernidade, um homem que “espalhou luz sobre a face da Terra”.

É mais conhecido pelas suas muitas contribuições revolucionárias no campo do electromagnetismo no fim do século XIX e início do século XX.

As patentes de Tesla e o seu trabalho teórico formam as bases dos modernos sistemas de potência eléctrica em corrente alternada (AC), incluindo os sistemas polifásicos de distribuição de energia e o motor AC, com os quais ajudou na introdução da Segunda Revolução Industrial.



Área de Atividade: Engenharia mecânica e electrotécnica


Conhecido por: 

  • Bobina de Tesla
  • Turbina de Tesla
  • Teleforça
  • Oscilador de Tesla
  • Carro eléctrico de Tesla
  • Princípio de Tesla
  • Ovo de Colombo de Tesla
  • Corrente alternada
  • Motor de Indução
  • Campo magnético rotativo
  • Transmissão sem fios
  • Canhão de feixe de partículas
  • Raio da Morte
  • Ondas estacionárias terrestres
  • Enrolamento bifilar
  • Telegeodinâmica
  • Electrogravítica
  • Canhão Tesla



Nikola Tesla –   [  Nikola Tesla – ]

AtividadeCampo(s)Engenharia mecânica e electrotécnicaInstituiçõesEdison Machine WorksTesla Electric Light & ManufacturingWestinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co.Conhecido(a) porBobina de TeslaTurbina de TeslaTeleforçaOscilador de TeslaCarro eléctrico de TeslaPrincípio de TeslaOvo de Colombo de TeslaCorrente alternadaMotor de InduçãoCampo magnético rotativoTransmissão sem fiosCanhão de feixe de partículasRaio da MorteOndas estacionárias terrestresEnrolamento bifilarTelegeodinâmicaElectrogravíticaCanhão Tesla

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