Nikola Tesla Essay
1081 words 5 pagesNikola Tesla
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything. Nikola Tesla
Few people know his name today, and even those who do the words Nikola Tesla are likely to come up with the image of a crackpot rather than an authentic scientist. Nikola Tesla was possibly the greatest inventor the world has known. He was is without a doubt a genius who isn’t only credited with many devices we use today, but is also credited with astonishing, sometimes world transforming that are even amazing by today’s standards.
Nikola Tesla (born 10 July 1856 …show more content…
In the same year, Tesla established his South Fifth Avenue laboratory in New York. Later, he established his Houston Street laboratory in New York on Houston Street. He lit electric lamps wirelessly at both of the New York locations, providing evidence for the potential of wireless power transmission. In 1892 Nikola stayed few in Europe visiting with other scientists, later he went to his hometown only to arrive a couple hours before his mother’s death.
At the 1893 World Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago, Tesla conducted demonstrations of his AC system, which soon became the standard power system of the 20th century, and has remained the worldwide standard ever since. Two years later, in 1895, Tesla designed the first hydroelectric power plant at Niagara Falls, a feat that was highly publicized throughout the world.
In 1897 Tesla had finally perfected a simple device consisting of a piston and a cylinder. This device is known as his earthquake machine. He put his little vibrator in his coat pocket and went out to hunt a half erected steel building. Down in the Wall Street district, he found one building ten stories of steel framework without a brick or a stone laid around it. He clamped the vibrator to one of the beams, and fussed with the adjustment until he got it. Tesla said finally the structure began to creak and weave and the steel-workers came to the ground panic-stricken, believing that there had been an earthquake. Police