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11 Reasons Why You Should Know About Tesla

Nikola Tesla was an amazing man that was ahead of his time! Here are some of the coolest things about him.

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1. He's The Father Of The Modern Alternating Current

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He developed the modern alternating current, an efficient way to transmit electricity over long distances. Your computer might even be powered by it right now!

8. Ahead Of His Time, He Created A Drone... in 1898!

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He demonstrated his radio-controlled boat to the US Navy more than a hundred years before the first Reaper drones went into service.

11. He Went Wireless Before It Was Mainstream

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Called the Wardenclyffe Tower, Tesla attempted to transmit telecommunications and electricity wirelessly in the early 1900s. Unfortunately he never got the chance to transmit electricity wirelessly because his funding got pulled.

How would have Tesla made a wireless electricity transmitter?

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