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Tesla : Master of Lightning

Author: Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014] ©2000
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program recounts the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remembered as more of an eccentric cult figure than an electrical engineering genius. Many of his achievements are still attributed to contemporaries Thomas Edison and Guglielmo Marconi. Tesla's surprising inventions are revealed in his autobiographical and scientific writings, supplemented by rare photographs and recreations.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Internet videos
Educational films
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2000
Named Person: Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 892631184
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video (90 min.))
Contents: Tesla: Master of Lightning Introduction (4:28) --
Tesla's Early Life (2:22) --
Electricity (2:13) --
Thomas Alva Edison (2:36) --
New Land (2:40) --
Clash with Edison (1:46) --
AC Motor (2:29) --
War of the Currents (1:39) --
World's Fair (3:05) --
Niagara (2:59) --
High Frequency (1:45) --
Tesla's Popularity (2:29) --
Tesla Lead a Bachelor's Life (1:28) --
Tesla In the Lab (2:18) --
Wireless (2:28) --
Tuning (3:09) --
Cosmic Waves (2:32) --
Remote Control (2:02) --
Colorado Springs (3:29) --
Extraterrestrial Communication (1:57) --
Tower of Dreams (2:23) --
Wardenclyffe Tower (2:02) --
Financial Ruin (2:34) --
Modern Prometheus (2:04) --
Nobel Rumor (2:56) --
Mad Scientist (1:43) --
Einstein and Viereck (2:40) --
Weapon to End War (3:32) --
Tesla's Death Ray (1:11) --
End of Tesla's Life (3:05) --
Missing Papers (2:26) --
Nuclear Defense (1:44) --
Cold War Fears (2:52) --
HAARP (4:10) --
Credits: Tesla: Master of Lightning (1:02).
Responsibility: PBS.

Abstract:

This program recounts the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remembered as more of an eccentric cult figure than an electrical engineering genius. Many of his achievements are still attributed to contemporaries Thomas Edison and Guglielmo Marconi. Tesla's surprising inventions are revealed in his autobiographical and scientific writings, supplemented by rare photographs and recreations.

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