Tesla, Master of Lightning
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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Page 188 - Suffice it to say that, were we to seize and to eliminate from our industrial world the results of Mr. Tesla's work, the wheels of industry would cease to turn, our electric cars and trains would stop, our towns would be dark, our mills would be dead and idle.
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