Born during a particularly violent electrical storm in 1856, Tesla became a fierce genius touched by a deeply poetic sensibility. At his zenith, he counted among his many friends and supporters Mark Twain, John Jacob Astor, JP Morgan, and George Westinghouse. Yet when he died in 1943, he was destitute and in the company of only his pet pigeons.
But What Did Nikola Tesla Do? You mean, besides the Tesla Coil? Nikola Tesla invented and was testing the Alternating Current (A/C Power), Hydroelectric Power , what we know today as the Fluorescent Light, various types of Laser Beam, multiple spectrum wireless communications, Wireless Transmission of Electrical Energy, Remote Control technologies, multitude of robotics technology, Tesla's turbines and vertical takeoff aircraft, X-ray tubes of his own design, Vacuum Tube which emitted Light to be used in Photography, a bladeless steam turbine based on a Spiral Flow Principle, a pump design to operate at extremely high temperature, basic system of radio, an instrument to receive radio waves the radio, Alternating Current Motors and Transformers.
Was there more to Teslas expiraments than just simple science?
What Did Nikola Tesla Do?