The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla

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Adventures Unlimited Press, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 351 pages
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This book is a readable compendium of patents, diagrams, photos and explanations of the many incredible inventions of the originator of the modern era of electrification. In Tesla s own words, are such topics as wireless transmission of power, death rays, and radio-controlled airships. In addition rare material on German bases in Antarctica and South America, and a secret city built at a remote jungle site in South America by one of Tesla s students, Guglielmo Marconi. Marconi s secret group claims to have built flying saucers in the 1940s and to have gone to Mars in the early 1950s! Incredible photos of these Tesla craft are included. The Ancient Atlantean system of broadcasting energy through a grid system of obelisks and pyramids is discussed and a fascinating concept comes out of one chapter that the Egyptian engineers had to wear a protective metal head-shields while in these power-plants, hence the Egyptian Pharoah s head covering as well as the Face on Mars! Tons more."
 

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User Review  - BooksOn23rd - LibraryThing

Aren't there any good books written about Nikola Tesla?? This is the second one I've read, and both have been below par. "Fantastic Inventions" has entire chapters consisting of Tesla's patent ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

Essentially a lecture by Nikola Tesla which is great but lacks the visible component which would have existed at lecture which makes visualizing what is being described a challenge. A good number of pictures but still a challenge in some cases. Read full review

Contents

First Biographical Sketch 1691 Page
7
The First Patents 1606 to 1668 Page
17
Experiments With Alternate Currents
39
More Patents 1889 to 1900 Page
187
Transmission of Electric Energy Without Wires 1904 Page
219
Teslas Amazing DeathRay Page
247
The Most Unusual Inventions Page
273
The Last Patents 1913 to 1928 Page
285
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David Hatcher Childress is the author of numerous books that focus on ancient astronauts, UFOs, and anti-gravity. In Extraterrestrial Archaeology: Incredible Proof We Are Not Alone, Childress uses photographs, drawings, and maps to demonstrate that the moons and planets in our solar system were once, and still are, inhabited by extraterrestrial beings. Childress's Lost Cities series, which includes Lost Cities of North and Central America and Lost Cities and Ancient Mysteries of South America, takes the reader on an incredible adventure through time exploring ancient mysteries and lost civilizations. Other Childress books include Anti-Gravity Handbook and Man-Made UFO's 1944-1994: 50 Years of Suppression, which was written with Renato Vesco. Childress resides in Kempton, Illinois.

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