Today is the 161st birthday of the pioneering physicist and electrical engineer, Nikola Tesla, who made ground-breaking contributions to science and technology, revolutionizing the study of electricity, radio communications, the wireless transmission of power, and more.
Tesla’s design for an alternating current generator became the de facto standard, replacing Thomas Edison’s inferior Direct Current Design. He is said to have out Edison’d Edison.
Enjoy this informative documentary on this great innovator, physicist, and creative genius:
Video: PBS / Youtube – Aerospace Engineering