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Tesla vs Edison : The Life-Long Feud That Electrified the World (Hardcover) (Nigel Cawthorne)

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Nikola Tesla today is largely unknown and overlooked among the great scientists of the modern era. While Thomas Edison, the most famous inventor in American history, gets all the glory for discovering the light bulb. But it was his one-time assistant and life-long arch nemesis, Tesla, who made the breakthrough in alternating current electricity. Edison and Tesla carried on a bitter feud for years, but it was Tesla's AC generators that illuminated the 1893 world's fair in Chicago under artificial light. Today all homes and electrical appliances run on Tesla.s AC current.

Number of Pages: 192
Genre: Technology, Biography + Autobiography, History
Sub-Genre: History, World, Science + Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Book Sales
Author: Nigel Cawthorne
Language: English
Street Date: March 22, 2016
TCIN: 50614182
UPC: 9780785833789
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-3230

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