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Electrical wizard : how Nikola Tesla lit up the world

Author: Elizaberth Rusch; Oliver Dominguez
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the life and contributions of Nikola Tesla covers his innovations in the field of alternating current and his role in the development of such inventions as remote controls, fluorescent lights, and cell phones.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizaberth Rusch; Oliver Dominguez
ISBN: 9780763658557 0763658553
OCLC Number: 891146060
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Electrical wizard : how Nikola Tesla lit up the world --
Scientific notes. Warning : electricity kills! ; What is the difference between AC and DC? ; What happened to Macak the cat? ; How does spinning a hand crank make electricity? ; How does Tesla's amazing AC motor work? ; How did Tesla light a bulb with his hand? ; How did Tesla survive 250,000 volts of electricity? ; Harnessing Niagara.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Oliver Dominguez.

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An introduction to the life and contributions of Nikola Tesla covers his innovations in the field of alternating current and his role in the development of such inventions as remote controls, fluorescent lights, and cell phones.

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