Category Archives: Science

Weather

Nikola Tesla All of this seemingly Star Trek-like technology originated from a Serbian immigrant named Nikola Tesla who came to the United States just before the turn of the century. This man, without question, proved to be the greatest scientific genius of this century. Tesla worked with both Westinghouse and Edison during the infancy of electricity and it was actually… (more…)

Tesla

Nikola Tesla Born on July 9/10, 1856 in Smiljan, Lika, Croatia Died on January 7, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA Serbian-American inventor and researcher who discovered the rotating magnetic field, the basis of most alternating-current machinery. He invented the Tesla coil, an induction coil widely used in radio technology. His other inventions are: a telephone repeater, rotating… (more…)

Telegraph

In the corner of a giant field of beet on an unremarkable patch of wasteland, two 2,000ft-long corrugated steel pipes emerge at right angles from a grey cabin. In the shadow of a row of electricity pylons and surrounded by nettles, there is little about the scene to detain the casual observer. It is here, however, at the end of… (more…)

BBC

Isaac Newton was born on 4 January 1643 (although by the calendar in use at the time of his birth he was born on Christmas Day 1642, dates in this biography are those of today’s ‘corrected’ Gregorian calendar, adopted in Britain in 1752) – in the manor house in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, three months after his father’s death. He was so… (more…)