Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. Tesla gained experience in telephony and electrical engineering before emigrating to the United States in 1884 to work for Thomas Edison. He soon struck out on his own with financial... [click here for more]
One of the most famous submarines of all time never existed, except in the pages of a novel, yet was so vividly described that it has been a "real" ship in the imaginations of millions of readers since the novel was published in 1870.
That submarine is the Nautilus, the setting and centerpiece of the novel 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne. Anticipating the real-world development and... [click here for more]