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Title:
Tesla : inventor of the modern
Author:
Munson, Richard, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Physical Description:
306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates ; 25 cm
Summary:
"Nikola Tesla invented the radio, robots, and remote control. His electric induction motors run our appliances and factories, yet he has been largely overlooked by history. In [this book, the author] presents a comprehensive portrait of this farsighted and underappreciated mastermind"--Amazon.com.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: Everywhere is energy -- Born between today and tomorrow -- A glorious dream -- Reverberation of Heaven's artillery -- A whirling field of force -- As revolutionary as gunpowder was to warfare -- Order of the flaming sword -- Divine organ of sight -- Earthquakes and friends -- Fire and robots -- Like a god controlling nature's power -- Sheer audacity -- Too much of a poet and visionary -- So far ahead of his time -- Epilogue: Boldness of ignorance -- Appendix: The marvel of electricity.
ISBN:
9780393635447

9780393358049
Format :
Book