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Nikola Tesla-Problem Of Increasing Energy~1900~1st Edition~A.C. Hospes
Nikola Tesla-Problem Of Increasing Energy~1900~1st Edition. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. First edition in good condition. Pages are all unmarked. 36 page article illustrated in Vg+ condition. Slight looseness in binding.Tesla article is Vg+ Gorgeous leather cover. All in all a very nice copy of this important work. Nikola Tesla was a multi-disciplinary genius. His discovery of the rotating magnetic field in 1882 lead to a series of US Patents in 1888, which gave us the AC electric power system still in use today. This one achievement earned him the honor of being called "The Man Who Invented the 20th Century". But his research went way beyond what has found its way into everyday use. He is the recognized inventor of the brushless AC induction motor, radio, remote control by radio, super-conductivity, fluorescent lighting, the bladeless turbine engine and pump, the capacitor discharge ignition system for automobile engines, the mechanical oscillator, and dozens of other inventions. But he also discovered that useful energy could be extracted from the heat of the ambient air, and that electric power in the form of Radiant Energy could be broadcast to everyone in the world through the ground. In his masterful article The Problem of Increasing Human Energy, first published in Century Illustrated Magazine in June 1900, Tesla discusses the "energy situation" like never before. After discussing every known method of gathering energy from the Natural World, Tesla departs into the unknown. His first discussion is about a machine that can gather heat from the ambient air. He calls i … [Click Below for Full Description]
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