History of Nikola Tesla in under 3 minutes: Memorable and fascinating
Smart would be an undertatement applied to this engineer.
Born an ethnic Serb in the Austrian Empire's Military Frontier (today's Croatia), Nikola Tesla was an Austrian subject who later became an American citizen. After his demonstration of wireless communication through radio in 1894 and after being the victor in the "War of Currents", he was widely respected as one of the greatest electrical engineers who worked in America.
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Does it help NASA make Muslims proud? Apparently not:
Today Buddhism and Christianity are the greatest religions both in number of disciples and in importance. I believe that the essence of both will he the religion of the human race in the twenty-first century. - Liberty, February 1937 - by Nikola Tesla as told to George Sylvester Viereck source
There will be enough wheat and wheat products to feed the entire world, including the teeming millions of China and India, now chronically on the verge of starvation. The earth is bountiful, and where her bounty fails, nitrogen drawn from the air will refertilize her womb. I developed a process for this purpose in 1900. It was perfected fourteen years later under the stress of war by German chemists. sourceSubmarines are always silent and strange.