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Tesla, man out of time

Author: Margaret Cheney
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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POSSIBLY THE GREATEST INVENTOR THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN, TESLA HARNESSED THE ALTERNATING ELECTRICAL CURRENT WE USE TODAY, INVENTED FLUORESCENT LIGHTING, THE BLADELESS TURBINE, AND INTRODUCED THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ROBOTRY, COMPUTERS AND MISSILE SCIENCE AND HELPED PAVE THE WAY FOR SUCH SPACE AGE TECHNOLOGIES AS SATELLITES MICROVAVE BEAM WEAPONS AND NUCLEAR FUSION.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cheney, Margaret.
Tesla, man out of time.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1981
(OCoLC)756466254
Named Person: Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Cheney
ISBN: 0139068597 9780139068591
OCLC Number: 7672251
Description: xvi, 320 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Cheney.

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POSSIBLY THE GREATEST INVENTOR THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN, TESLA HARNESSED THE ALTERNATING ELECTRICAL CURRENT WE USE TODAY, INVENTED FLUORESCENT LIGHTING, THE BLADELESS TURBINE, AND INTRODUCED THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ROBOTRY, COMPUTERS AND MISSILE SCIENCE AND HELPED PAVE THE WAY FOR SUCH SPACE AGE TECHNOLOGIES AS SATELLITES MICROVAVE BEAM WEAPONS AND NUCLEAR FUSION.

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