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In commerce: Nikola Tesla (1856-1943)[1] was a world-renowned Serbian inventor, physicist, mechanical engineer and electrical engineer. ... Nikola Tesla with his invention, a wireless lightbulb powered by the electric field surrounding it. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade Nikola Tesla Museum (Serbian: Muzej Nikole Tesle , Музеј Ннколе Тесле) is located in the central area of Belgrade and has above 160 000 original documents, above 2000 books and journals, above 1200 historical technical exhibits, above 1500 photographs and photo plates of original, technical objects, instruments and apparatus... The school building Nikola Tesla (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Тесла) is an elementary school located in the city of Novi Sad, the capital of the Serbian province of Vojvodina. ... David Bowie as Tesla in the movie The Prestige Nikola Tesla has appeared in popular culture as a character in books, films, comics and video games. ... SI unit. ... Tesla Coil at Questacon, the Australian National Science Centre museum A Tesla coil (also teslacoil) is a type of resonant transformer, named after its inventor, Nikola Tesla. ... The Tesla turbine is a bladeless turbine design patented by Nikola Tesla in 1913. ... It has been suggested that Power beaming be merged into this article or section. ... The International Linear Collider is a proposed linear particle accelerator. ... The Tesla Fault is a seismically active geological structure associated with the Diablo Range in the vicinity of the Livermore Valley. ...

  • Tesla (company), a former state-owned electrotechnical conglomerate in the former Czechoslovakia
  • Ericsson Nikola Tesla, the Croatian subsidiary of the telecommunications equipment manufacturer Ericsson
  • NVIDIA Tesla, a GPU product from NVIDIA
  • Tesla Motors, a Silicon Valley-based electric vehicle manufacturer
  • Tesla Roadster, a high-performance, all-electric sports car manufactured by Tesla Motors

In music: TESLA (from TEchnika SLAboproudá (meaning Light-current Technology), no direct relation to the Croatian inventor, Nikola Tesla) was a huge state-owned electrotechnical conglomerate in the former Czechoslovakia. ... Ericsson Nikola Tesla is the Croatian subsidiary of the Swedish telecommunications equipment manufacturer Ericsson. ... The Tesla GPU is NVIDIAs third brand of GPUs. ... Tesla Motors, Inc. ... The Tesla Roadster is the first fully electric automobile to be produced by electric car firm Tesla Motors. ...

Other: This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (often abbreviated to OMD) are a synth pop group whose founder members are originally from the Wirral Peninsula, UK. OMD record for Virgin Records (originally for Virgins DinDisc subsidiary). ...

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Nikola Tesla - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5153 words)
Tesla considered his exploration of various questions raised by science as ultimately a means to improve the human condition with the principles of science and industrial progress, and one that was compatible with nature.
Tesla was born at the stroke of midnight during a lightning storm in Smiljan near Gospić, Lika, (the Military Frontier of the Austria-Hungarian empire, a part of Croatia).
Tesla, at his lab, proved that the earth was a conductor and produced artificial lightning (with the discharges consisting of millions of volts and were up to 135 feet long).
IEEE History Center - Legacies: Nikola Tesla (1164 words)
Nikola Tesla was born at the stroke of midnight in the village of Smilian, Croatia (then part of Austria-Hungary) on 10 July 1856.
By 1888 Tesla had obtained patents on a whole polyphase system of alternating- current dynamos, transformers, and motors; the rights to these were bought in that year by George Westinghouse, and the "battle of the currents" was begun.
It was at his Colorado laboratory, too, that Tesla, who had become increasingly withdrawn and eccentric ever since the death of his mother in 1892, announced that he had received signals from foreign planets, a statement that was greeted with some skepticism.
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