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The Man Who Invented the Twentieth Century: Nikola Tesla, Forgotten Genius of Electricity

By Robert Lomas

Published Jan 2010

Everybody knows that Thomas Edison devised electric light, that Guglielmo Marconi thought up radio and George Westinghouse built the world’s first hydro-electric power station.

However, one man alone dreamt up these things: Nikola Tesla, a Serbian-American scientist, who also invented inter alia the fluorescent light, seismology and a worldwide data communication network which prefigured the internet. He is without doubt this century’s greatest unsung scientific hero.