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Inventing The Induction Motor

When you think of who invented the induction motor, Nikola Tesla and Galileo Ferraris should come to mind. Though that could be a case of the squeaky wheel being the one that gets the grease. 1,403 more words


25 Rare and Fascinating Photos Of Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, best known for his development of alternating current electrical systems. He also made extraordinary contributions to the fields of electromagnetism and wireless radio communications. 197 more words


Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system.


Top 10 Reasons the Universe is Electric: #2 Filaments in Space | Space News

Published on 14 Sep 2017

Electric currents flowing through space plasmas can be recognized through their distinct filamentary shape. With remarkable advances in space telescopes, we see today in unprecedented detail filamentary structures that pervade the visible universe at all scales. 191 more words

Mulberry Street

In New York City in the 1890’s,

on the corner of Mulberry and Houston Streets, an extraordinary handful of people held forth from their various corners. 1,055 more words

Jacob Riis

The Gang


Austrian immigrant artist and founder of PUCK magazine, 1877-1917. Descendant of Johannes Keppler, 17th Century planetary scientist and author of Harmonices Mundi. Drew the pictures, sold the ads, wrote the copy. 688 more words

Jacob Riis