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Transcript of Nikola Tesla
By: Annella Lammers
Invention or Discovery
Year and Country of Birth
Year and Cause of Death
Tesla Died on January 7th, of 1943.
History of Childhood & Background Info.
Nikola has Four Siblings, 3 are his Sisters and 1 is his Brother.
Explanation of Discovery or Invention
The Cause of Nikola Tesla's Death was Coronary Thrombosis.
Nikola Tesla Died in New York City (NYC), New York.
His Father Milutin Tesla is a Priest and His Mother Djuka Mandic invented small household appliances in her spare time.
Tesla's interest in electrical inventions was likely spurred by his mother.
Nikola Tesla was Born on July 10th, 1856.
Nikola Tesla was Born in Smiljan, Croatia.
How does the Remote Control Affect My Lifestyle
It has taken the role of old knobs on Televisions which has made it easier to change channels.
Events leading up to Scientific Discovery or Invention
Nikola Tesla's Awards & Honors
How the Remote Control has Affected Humankind
He Received the Elliott Cresson Medal
He Received the IEEE Edison Medal
He received the John Scott Legacy Medal & Premium
Remote controls gives me more options to choose on how to set or run the TV.
It gives me more control over what features to select or change.
The remote has changed the way we use television.
Having a wireless remote helps us cut the time in operating television.
The remote has made it more easier for everyone to change channels.
There were a minimum of 278 patents issued to Tesla in 26 countries that have been accounted for.
He developed and introduced poly phase alternating current systems of generators, motors, and transformers.
Tesla is most known for his Alternating Current.
The Alternating Current was invented in 1887.
Tesla discovered the rotating magnetic field for the construction of alternating current.
He privately built a prototype of the induction motor and ran it successfully.
Tesla discovered that the Tesla Coil could transmit and receive powerful radio signal when tuned to a particular frequency.
In 1898, he made a demonstration of the world's first Radio-Controlled vessel during an electrical exhibition at Madison Square Garden.
Radio owes its development to two other inventions, the Telegraph and the Telephone, all three Technologies are closely related.