Scientific Journal

Технические науки
Memory of Nikola Tesla (10/07/1856 - 07/01/1943)


A brief overview of the major works and achievements of Nikola Tesla, a prominent American inventor, a Serb by nationality, author of more than 700 patents, industrial power supply systems developer, AC motors and high-frequency applications, pioneer wireless transmission of information and widely distributed throughout the world. Given pedigree information on Tesla´s parents and relatives, the interesting facts of his life and work, including details of the work in Paris and Strasbourg before moving to the United States, the subsequent construction of power plants at Niagara Falls and his experiments with high-voltage and high-frequency voltages. Tesla described contacts with Edison, Westinghouse and other American and European inventors and scientists, as well as records from his diary, kept in the Museum of Belgrade, and other evidence about the Tunguska catastrophe in 1908 could be the result of his experiments with atmospheric electricity.

Keywords: Memory of Nikola Tesla