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Tesla, master of lightning

Author: Margaret Cheney; Robert Uth; Jim Glenn
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the electrical engineer whose inventions included an amplifier, an arc light, transformers, Tesla coils, rotating magnetic field motors for alternating current, and others.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nikola Tesla
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Cheney; Robert Uth; Jim Glenn
ISBN: 0760710058 9780760710050
OCLC Number: 43255673
Description: vii, 184 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Contents: An Old World childhood --
Geniuses collide --
War of the currents --
High frequency --
Lionized and ionized --
Niagara Falls --
Who invented radio? --
X-rays, earthquakes, and robots --
Colorado Springs --
Wardenclyffe Tower --
Powerhouse in a hat --
Honors, welcome and otherwise --
War by electrical means --
Poet and visionary --
A weapon to end war --
Enigmatic to the end --
The paper trail --
The cosmic signature.
Responsibility: by Margaret Cheney & Robert Uth ; technical editor, Jim Glenn.

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A biography of the electrical engineer whose inventions included an amplifier, an arc light, transformers, Tesla coils, rotating magnetic field motors for alternating current, and others.

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