About Nikola Tesla
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Nikola Tesla is a little known genius who basically invented the 20th century. His desire was to help mankind and give us the knowledge of electricity, which could have freed mankind from work.
Nikola Tesla was born in 1856, on the Old Austrian-Hungarian border (then known as part of the Austro Hungarian Empire) in a town called Smiljan in the region of Lika in the country Croatia. He was the son of Serbian parents, his father a Serbian Orthodox priest. This area of course has experienced a number of changes due to unpleasant occurrences and we do not mean to offend by our wording, but Nikola Tesla himself embraced his homeland and had sent a transmission and the ending reads " I am equally proud of my Serbian origin and my Croation fatherland. Long live all Yugoslavians - Nikola Tesla "
He migrated to America in 1884, with 4 cents in his pocket & a vision in his head. After working for Thomas Edison for two months, Tesla had a clash of ethics with Edison and left his employ, choosing to dig ditches. After hearing Tesla talk, George Westinghouse asked Tesla to become his partner and produce Tesla's dream of Alternating Current (AC). Tesla and Westinghouse became friends and business partners (Tesla inventing and building while Westinghouse provided the capitol). Over the next 59 years Tesla became the most prolific and remarkable discoverer/inventor of all time.
Tesla is the owner of 1,600 patents and is the only man to hold several patents in sequential order. Between the years 1870 to 1925 he received 27 different honourary degrees from universities all over the world. Tesla understood how light & pyramid energy worked.
Tesla's first and greatest invention was that of the rotating magnetic field, the fundamental element of alternating current (AC), the electricity we use today. Some of his other inventions were; *Hydro Power Generators, *Radio, *Neon & Flourescent Lights, *Radar, *Tesla Coil (still used in cars today), *Remote Control.
Tesla and Westinghouse designed and built the world's first hydro-electric power station at Niagara Falls in 1885, and sent power 56klm (34miles) to Buffalo. This was a first because until then, Edison's electric company could only produce direct current (DC), and had only been able to send DC power 1 or 2 street blocks before it would run out of strength. Westinghouse and Tesla agreed they did not want to make money from their production of electricity. They would only charge a small amount for the use of electricity, (Tesla invented a meter to measure usage) just enough to cover building and ongoing repairs; it was to be their gift to humanity.
Three large banks saw a great financial future in this new AC power and approached Westinghouse with a large offer. Westinghouse refused the offer so the banks bought up his shares without his knowledge and at the annual general meeting informed George Westinghouse he no longer owned his company and was not wanted.
The bankers then offered Nikola Tesla $3.5 million for all his patents and knowledge; Tesla refused the money and paid dearly for that decision, his laboratories were burnt to the ground. After the fires, one of the bankers J. P Morgan took over the financing of Tesla's work.
By late 1886 Tesla realised the AC electricity he invented would prove to be one of the most dangerous things on Earth to the health of all living things.
In 1912 Tesla produced what he called 'free energy' at his Boulder Colorado laboratory. He demonstrated this to the media by lighting 200 light bulbs 51km (3lmiles) away by just screwing the light bulbs into the ground. This electricity would not only be free but safe as it was harmonious with our bodies. One of the 3 bankers (J P Morgan), set about destroying Tesla and his name. Could you imagine not having to pay for the power you use and not polluting our atmosphere.
Just weeks before his death, Tesla handed Ralph Bergstressor, then, a young physicist in the Air force, his paperwork on how to counteract the biological effects of his inventions.
Nikola Tesla died in 1943 in unusual circumstances. Although most books will tell you he died in his sleep, friends and family claim he was run over by a black limo as he crossed the road to feed his pigeons, then placed back in his hotel room. This happened 2 days before he was to meet with the President of the United States to explain the damage that his inventions would cause, including the Philadelphia experiment.