Things unknown about Nikola Tesla
The unknown about Tesla
Pearls drove him crazy
Nikola sitting in his chair
Himself reading in his lab chair.
Nikola next to the electricity he made
I must be electrifying to people.
Nikola Tesla as an old man.
He and Edison Were Rivals, But not Sworn Enemies
Many have characterized Tesla and inventor Thomas Edison as enemies (seethis and this,) but Carlson says this relationship has been misrepresented. Early in his career, Tesla worked for Edison, designing direct current generators, but famously quit to pursue his own project: the alternating current induction motor.In a conference where Tesla was speaking. Edison, hard of hearing and not wanting to be spotted, slipped into the back of the auditorium to listen to the lecture. But Tesla spotted Edison in the crowd, called attention to him and led the audience in giving him a standing ovation.